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Tractor-trailer rear-ended by another tractor-trailer – $297,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a tractor-trailer trainee from Connecticut who was traveling on Interstate 77 in Virginia when his rig was rear-ended by another tractor-trailer. Plaintiff reported no injury at the scene to the defendant driver, nor to the investigating Virginia state ...

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Woman had wreck while swerving to miss tire in road – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling home to Emporia from work in the Richmond area on Interstate 95 south when she encountered remnants of a tractor-trailer tire in her lane. She swerved onto the left shoulder and was struck in the rear by ...

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Mechanic suffered hurt hand, leg in car wreck – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

This case arose out of a typical two-car collision as the defendant driver turned left through an intersection where the plaintiff had a solid green light for some distance. The defendant was operating a van for a medical oxygen company ...

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Plaintiffs in jet ski accident settle for $1.6M – $1,616,600 Settlement (access required)

The defendant, a life-long water-skier, had approximately 20 years of accident-free experience operating jet skis on Lake Gaston. Prior to the voyage that resulted in the plaintiff’s being injured, the defendant ensured that all his passengers wore life-jackets, went over ...

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Man hurt in collision with dump truck – $619,000 Verdict (access required)

Three clients were involved in a rear-end collision by a dump truck with a single liability limit of $1 million. Injuries were as follows – two herniated discs L4/L5 and L5/S1. The surgery was a laminectomy foraminotomy and discectomy. No ...

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Limits, comp lien complicated resolution of wreck case – $862,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an on-duty truck driver, was struck head-on by a wrong-way speeding driver. Plaintiff suffered cervical injuries overlayed on pre-existing stenosis. Acute stress symptoms were present immediately at the scene. The PTSD and claimed TBI persisted. The combination of physical ...

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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 – $1.4 Million 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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