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No claim for negligent supervision of nonemployee (access required)

Where the owner of two annuities alleged her financial adviser transferred the proceeds into a Ponzi scheme, her negligent supervision claim against a life insurance company failed because the adviser was not its employee. Background On Oct. 21, 2019, plaintiffs ...

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$4.84M verdict vacated due to unreliable experts (access required)

Where the district court never addressed the defendant’s challenges to one expert’s proximate causation opinions, and never made relevance or reliability rulings about either expert’s opinions, it abdicated its gatekeeping functions. Because it was error to admit the experts’ opinions, ...

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Motorist fractured wrist in accident involving impaired driver — $150,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Negligence, auto accident Name of case: Thames v. Banks Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $150,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Robert B. Adams, McLean Description of case: The parties were involved in ...

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