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Va. Cir.: Owner should have known hazard of unmarked step (access required)

After tripping and injuring herself on her way out of a commercial building, a plaintiff won a $60,000 verdict against the building’s owner. The jury found that the step was in an unsafe condition that the owner should have known ...

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Plaintiff had trouble finding insurer for defendants – $56,443 Verdict (access required)

On May 28, 2015, defendant Roger Wilken was driving a tractor-trailer within the scope of his employment with Navigation Inc.; he made a wide right turn from the center lane on Jefferson Davis Highway and collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle, ...

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Man in multi-vehicle wreck on I-95 had hurt back – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 when a tractor-trailer changed lanes, striking a third vehicle in its blind spot. That caused that vehicle to strike the plaintiff’s pickup truck, which struck the jersey wall and crossed three lanes of ...

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Virginia Tort Claims Act used in defamation suit – $125,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleged in a complaint filed pursuant to the Virginia Torts Claims Act that a report published online by a state agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia in March 2013 defamed her. The jury found that the defendant had committed ...

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Wrong side of plaintiff’s face was treated with radiation – $800,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was diagnosed with right trigeminal neuralgia which caused significant pain to the right side of her face. The condition was not adequately controlled with medication and her neurosurgeon recommended that she undergo a radiation procedure known as Gamma Knife. ...

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Jury finds for police officer in tort suit – Defense Verdict (access required)

A two-day trial that returned a verdict in favor of Richmond police officer Eric Allen on a complaint by plaintiff demanding $300,000 in com­pensatory damages and $300,000 in punitive damages based upon claims of assault and battery, false impris­onment, and ...

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