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Plaintiff suffered permanent injuries ­after vehicle struck by semi — $1.3M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Mild traumatic brain injury, facial contusion, neck pain, back injury resulting in L3-L4 fusion and PTSD Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Newport News Division Date resolved: 12/4/2021 ...

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Court properly apportioned personal injury settlement (access required)

Where the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services asserted a Medicare lien of more than $96,000 on appellant’s $370,000 personal injury settlement, the evidence supports the trial court’s reduction of the lien to $85,000. Contrary to appellant’s argument, there are ...

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Plaintiff claimed to be functionally disabled after accident with minibus — $2.5M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Neck, shoulder and elbow injuries Tried before: Mediation Name of judge of mediator: Judge Michael C. Allen (Ret.) Date resolved: 5/25/2021 Special damages: $453,286 past medical specials; $463,521 future medical specials; $650,000 in ...

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Plaintiff suffered TBI, right eye blindness after crash — $1.25M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury and right eye blindness Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Jane M. Roush (Ret.) Date resolved: 7/14/2021 Special damages: $228,797 in past medicals Verdict or settlement: Settlement ...

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Man crushed in accident while addressing disabled vehicle — $1M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury Name of case: Snipes v. Winslow Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick (Ret.) Special damages: Past medical expenses totaling $797,093 ...

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Plaintiff suffered lower back injury from T-bone car crash — $378,253.10 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: L5-S1 disc herniation; PTSD Name of case: Shannon v. Quesenberry Court: Pulaski County Circuit Court Case no.: 18-41100 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Bradley W. Finch Date resolved: 7/30/2021 ...

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Paramedics had immunity in wrongful death action (access required)

Although the circuit court concluded that paramedics who failed to thoroughly read the decedent’s advanced directives were “clearly negligent, and probably grossly negligent,” the court correctly concluded they were entitled to immunity from plaintiff’s wrongful death suit. This is the ...

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Lynchburg jury returns verdict in man’s drunken driving case — $1M verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury, auto accident Injuries alleged: Crushed urethra; bulbar urethral stricture Name of case: Perkins v. Brown Court: Lynchburg Circuit Court Case no.: CL15000979-00 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge F. Patrick Yeatts Date ...

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Argument between customer, postal worker nets defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Federal Tort Claims Act, personal injury Injuries alleged: Injury resulting in a permanent deformity of the pinky finger, disability Name of case: Blanco v. United States Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk ...

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