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Hearse driver shatters knee when driver pulls out in front of him — $890,000 settlement (access required)

Part-time hearse driver was injured when man pulled out of a Philip Morris parking in front of him. Liability was straightforward as the defendant admitted on police body-cam footage that he pulled out into the plaintiff’s right-of-way. Defendant had $300,000 ...

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80-year-old assaulted — $350,000 settlement (access required)

This was a confidential survival case for personal injuries to an 80-year-old who was physically assaulted. Type of action: Negligence/Survival Claim Injuries alleged: Nasal fracture, facial lacerations Name of case: John Doe v. Roe Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 05/05/2020 ...

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Rider not within scope of employment at time of bike accident (access required)

The exclusivity provision in the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act did not apply to a bicycle rider struck by a vehicle while riding to work on the Virginia Tech campus because the injury did not arise out of the course of ...

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Passenger’s back hurt when dump truck slid into car — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in an automobile collision with a loaded dump truck at an intersection controlled by a traffic light in Norfolk. It was raining at the time and the roads were wet. The defendant truck driver stated that ...

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Driver passed out due to heavy coughing, rearended woman — $200,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was rearended on an Interstate 564 exit ramp as she was waiting to enter the naval base for work. She was transported from the scene by an ambulance to a local emergency room with complaints of cervical pain and ...

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Man suffered herniations in low-impact rearender — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 50-year-old male involved in a low-speed rear-impact motor vehicle collision in March 2019 in Clarke County. There was a near month-long gap in care as plaintiff attempted to self-medicate despite ongoing discomfort. He began conservative treatment with ...

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Man riding in hotel van suffered TBI, stroke — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in December 2017 in a hotel van traveling from National Airport to a hotel in Arlington County. No seat belts were available. Van operator was allegedly reckless and hit a curb or made an abrupt stop. ...

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