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$1.75 M Settlement for Woman Suffering Mesothelioma from Long-Term Exposure to Baby Powder

RESULTS: $1.75 Million Personal Injury Settlement [Confidential Terms]. DATE: 2024   ATTORNEY: Richard N. Shapiro and co-counsel. STAFF: Paula S., Paralegal   WHAT HAPPENED: Our client was a longstanding equestrian, and in connection with being an equestrian, she often used baby powder to dry her female genital area after every shower. However, when baby powder…

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Hotel, Product Manufacturer Settle Insurance Claims From Man Who Suffered Severe Hand Injuries From Shattered Coffee Carafe

What Happened Our Virginia personal injury client was a college student who suffered severe hand injuries while staying at a Marriott hotel in Northern Virginia. The man was placing a glass carafe on the heating pad of his in-room coffeemaker when the carafe shattered. A shard of glass cut deeply into the webbing between the…

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$2.5M Jury Award for Death of Chesapeake, VA Man Burned to Death by Exploding Lawnmower

What Happened Our Virginia wrongful death client died when his Ryobi riding lawnmower exploded without warning as he was using it to clean up the yard around his Chesapeake, VA, home. The fatal accident occurred on Dec. 23, 2010, as the man’s family prepared to gather two days later for their traditional Christmas celebration. The…

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