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Man hit by police car while crossing street — $500,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Moderate brain injury in addition to soft tissue and more minor orthopedic (knee) injuries Name of case: Carraway v. Cevora Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Case no.: CL-196345 Name of judge or mediator: The ...

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Woman suffered multiple skull fractures after being struck in crosswalk — $1 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: skull fractures, ruptured ear drum, rib fracture, vertebral fracture and soft tissue injuries Date resolved: 3/18/2021 Special damages: medical expenses totaling $290,000 Demand: $1.4 million Offer: $1 million Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Man suffered back injury after he was rear-ended by college student — $750,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Cervical and lumbar strains/sprains, intercostal strain, spondylolisthesis at L4-S1 requiring surgery Name of case: Anderson v. Bagheri Court: Richmond City Date resolved: 1/6/2021 Special damages: Approximately $10,000 of undisputed medical bills. Approximately $425,000 ...

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Motorist developed tinnitus after auto accident — Settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Tinnitus Special damages: $5,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $150,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): William R. “Rob” Sievers, Charlottesville Description of case: On March 11, 2020, plaintiff was traveling southbound in the ...

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Woman seriously injured after being crushed between car and building — $2.3 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Fractured pelvis, ribs, and shoulder. Plaintiff, a 60-year-old woman, will likely require life-time use of a cane for mobility. Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 11/03/2020 Special damages: $446,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Bridge and tunnel district immune from tort claim (access required)

Where a truck driver died from hypothermia and drowning in Chesapeake Bay after the tractor-trailer he was driving went through a guardrail, sovereign immunity bars claims by the driver’s estate against the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel (CBBT) District. Overview ...

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Boy exhibited MTBI symptoms after tractor-trailer crash — $1.75 million settlement  (access required)

Personal Injury Type of action: Personal injuries Injuries alleged: 5-year-old developed/exhibited symptoms of a MTBI as a result of tractor-trailer crash when he was 18 months old. Court: USDC-Western District of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 6/30/2020 ...

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Third-party claims dismissed with prejudice (access required)

Where a municipality sought contribution and equitable indemnification from an excavating company that performed work two years earlier in the area where plaintiff was injured when she fell into a depression in the ground, the excavating company’s demurrer is sustained ...

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