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Man injured in air shaft collapse — $5 million verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was severely injured when a grate covering an air shaft collapsed and he fell approximately 25 feet onto a concrete floor. He suffered many injuries, including a fractured wrist, a fractured pelvis, fractured vertebrae, nerve and blood vessel damage ...

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Driver hurt when truck turned in front of her — $400,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a professional driver operating a Freightliner at the time of the collision. She was traveling straight when defendant turned left in front of her in a smaller commercial vehicle. The defense admitted negligence but contested liability, asserting contributory ...

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Woman hit by unknown driver as he backed out in parking lot – $400,000 verdict plus prejudgment interest (access required)

On May 15, 2016, Tanza Hutchinson, age 59, was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Coin Laundromat on Hull Street in Richmond. The unknown driver backed out of his parking spot at a high rate of ...

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Woman hurt when firefighter swung firetruck too wide — $200,000 verdict, plus $210,258 interest (access required)

Plaintiff, a 55-year-old woman, was stopped at a red light in the northbound left lane of 18th Street at its intersection with East Broad Street in Shockoe Bottom.  Defendant, a Richmond firefighter, was driving a firetruck heading west on East ...

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Man: chiropractor burned his back, used too much force – $425,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a first-time chiropractic patient, went to chiropractor with some sharp and radiating low back pain on April 13, 2016. Plaintiff’s evidence was that the chiropractor used moist heat at about 165 degrees on his middle and upper back. Plaintiff’s ...

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Woman’s leg broken in bar bouncer’s struggle with drunk — $250,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 35-year-old female, was standing near the bar at the pub at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Another customer was drunk and was seen making unwanted advances to female patrons; therefore, the bartender asked him to leave. The drunk ...

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Pedestrian hit by ‘sunblinded’ driver — $135,000 settlement (access required)

On the morning of July 16, 2018, plaintiff was a lawful pedestrian crossing N. Edison Street at the intersection with Carlin Springs Road in Arlington when he was struck by defendant, who was driving a motor vehicle eastbound on Carlin ...

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