Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Workman bystander hurt when two cars collided, insurance disputed – $470,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an underground cable installer for a traffic control company, was working with a co-worker in the median of a busy intersection of a Tidewater urban area when two vehicles collided, sending one vehicle into the air and landing on ...

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Mental damages key issue in single-car wreck – $542,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in a· single vehicle accident in a very conservative jurisdiction. Liability was contested. The physical damages were not disputed, but the degree and duration of mental damages were contested. Despite severe injuries, plaintiff recovered such that ...

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Retiree gains UIM policy limits after car wreck – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff obtained a $250,000 policy limits underinsured motorist insurance settlement for serious injuries sustained in car wreck that occurred in Newport News. Plaintiff, a retiree in her early 90s, suffered severe injuries when a careless driver lost control of his ...

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Parties argued about video of crash around curve – $2.2 Million Settlement (access required)

This case involved a collision between a tractor-trailer and a passenger car. The vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on a curved two-lane road separated by double yellow lines. Liability was hotly contested. Each driver contended that the other crossed ...

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Important Opinions January – December 2018 (access required)


The “Important Opinions” that appear each week on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly are those chosen by our editors as the most likely to impact law practice or a given subject area of law. Below is a listing, ...

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Woman slipped on black ice in lot after ‘Snowmegaddon’ – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 27, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. the plaintiff, accompanied by her husband, was walking with her two small dogs in the parking lot of the Spectrum Shopping Center in Reston towards the PetSmart located at the shopping center. There ...

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