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Late pedestrian’s family settles with driver pre-suit – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 27, 2016, at roughly 6:50 a.m., the decedent, who was in dark-colored cloth­ing, was walking across Quioccasin Road at the intersection of Quioccasin and We­stridge Road in Henrico County. At the location of the incident, there is no ...

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Motorcyclist’s death in S.D. mediated for $525,000 – $525,000 Settlement (access required)

Decedent was law­fully operating his motorcycle south­bound on Interstate 29 near mile marker 47 in Lincoln County, South Dakota. At the same time, defendant was operating a semi-tractor trailer while in the scope of his employment directly behind decedent. Defendant ...

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Death settlement limited by defendant’s limits, UIM – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

The decedent was a beloved daughter and sister who was killed in a car crash as a passenger when her vehicle was rear ended by a drunken driver in Norfolk on April 24, 2016. The collision occurred at the intersection ...

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Testing for rare genetic mutation not standard of care – Defense Verdict (access required)

Patient died fol­lowing one cycle of FOLFOX che­motherapy after a diagnosis of Stage IIIB colon cancer. It was later deter­mined that patient had a rare genetic mutation that af­fected his ability to metabolize 5-FU, the active agent in FOLFOX. Adminis­trator ...

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Driver stopped at red light, did not look up before moving – $100,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff and her mother had driven together to the plaintiff’s gym on May 20, 2014. The plaintiff’s mother, a native and part-time resident of the People’s Republic of China, decided to walk home from the gym at approximately 9:30 ...

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Employee’s murder was workplace ‘accident,’ judge rules (access required)


The husband of a woman killed in a horrific 2013 robbery at a Richmond apartment complex had his $100 million wrongful death lawsuit tossed out of court last week because the murder was considered a work-related event. The ruling means ...

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Man died after gall bladder operation at VA hospital – $793,423.78 Verdict (access required)

This case was tried Oct. 24-25, 2016 as a bench trial. The plaintiff administrator al­leged and proved that the decedent William Lovell died on Feb. 18, 2012, as a result of medical malpractice that occurred during a Jan. 30, 2012, ...

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Woman’s car crushed when dump truck overturned after curve – $1,103,580 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 18, 2015, the decedent, Gwendo­lyn L. Gray, stopped to get gas at the Car­oline Supermarket, which is located at the intersection of Partlow Road, Ladysmith Road, and Anderson Mill Road in Caroline County. Immediately to the east of ...

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