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Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Man rendered quadriplegic in fall from stairway – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

On May 3, 2016, a 19-year-old man was visiting his sister’s apartment, and started to walk down an outdoor stairway to the deck of the apartment below. As he was about halfway down, he stopped to pet a neighbor’s dog ...

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Man hit in crosswalk by city employee – $2 Million Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 18, 2016, plaintiff Albert Weadon, then 78 years old, was crossing Mount Vernon Avenue in a marked crosswalk at its intersection with E. Oxford Street in the Del Ray section of Alexandria. Defendant Carol Layer, a City of ...

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Retiree suffered TBI after sideswipe by trucker – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a retiree, hit his head on the driver’s side window when he was struck by a careless commercial driver who lost control of his truck. The tractor-trailer sideswiped plaintiff’s vehicle, causing the plaintiff’s minivan to spin several times before ...

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Woman hurt in golf cart wreck settles case – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

On June 28, 2014, the 22-year-old plaintiff was seriously injured when the defendant driver of a golf cart intentionally removed her hands from the steering wheel of a golf cart in which the plaintiff was riding as a passenger, causing ...

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Man hurt in multi-vehicle wreck settles low-back injury – $1.025 Million Settlement (access required)

On June 24, 2015, plaintiff, a 47-year-old construction worker, was driving his Chevy van westbound on Route 55 in Warren County. At that time, the defendant was driving his commercial van eastbound on Route 55 when he struck the vehicle ...

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Driver claimed injuries cause by pre-existing conditions – $343,915 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff suffered serious injuries when she was struck by a driver who failed to yield and broadsided her. There was modest property damage to plaintiff’s car and minimal to defendant’s SUV. The defendant, a college student, at first blamed the ...

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