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Plaintiff shot and killed while playing Pokemon Go in his car — $1.5 million settlement (access required)

A 60-year-old, unarmed Chinese immigrant and resident of a planned urban development was shot and killed by an armed security guard. The guard was employed by a security agency under contract with the community association for that development. On Jan. ...

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56-year-old decedent killed in wheelchair accident – $700,000 settlement (access required)

Decedent was a 56-year-old female who had multiple sclerosis for approximately 30 years, end stage renal disease and diabetes. She had been confined to a wheelchair and resided in a nursing facility for 13 years. Decedent had been loaded into ...

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Two children killed while crossing road to school bus – $7 million settlement (access required)

These two wrongful death actions arose out of an incident on March 30, 2017, when a tractor-trailer was being operated on a two-lane road in Buckingham County. A school bus was approaching from the opposite direction. Both the school bus ...

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Man died after getting hit, wife and two adult children were survivors – $2.5 million settlement (access required)

Decedent was operating a vehicle when they were struck by another vehicle. Decedent suffered multiple injuries and later died in the hospital. Decedent left behind a wife and two adult children. The case settled at mediation for $2.5 million. [20-T-022] ...

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Nine-year-old child crushed, killed by motorized partition at school – $2 million settlement (access required)

Nine-year-old Wesley Lipicky was killed in May 2018 when he was crushed by a motorized partition in the gym at Franconia Elementary School in Fairfax County. The soundproof partition, which opens and closes, separates the gym from a “music room.” ...

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