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Monthly Archives: June 2007

Accord and satisfaction results in defense verdict (access required)

While at a party at the plaintiff’s house on February 26, 2005, the defendant accidentally struck the plaintiff in the mouth when swinging a beer bottle around. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained dental damage, including a ...

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Heat stroke disability case settled for $3M (access required)

Baldivieso, an undocumented worker, was injured in June 2002. At that time, this 36-year-old man was working a low-wage, temporary job, hauling trash for a large waste management company. After working for hours in the stifling heat, he became disoriented, ...

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Jury awards $250Kfor bus driver defamation (access required)

The plaintiff, Mason, is a bus driver for the Petersburg Public Schools. Defendant Mayfield is president of the Petersburg NAACP and had custody of a teenage granddaughter who rode on Mason’s bus. In February 2006, Mayfield’s granddaughter failed to obey ...

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Jury finds for plastic surgeon in pulmonary embolism case (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that the defendant, a plastic surgeon, was negligent in his post-operative care of decedent following an abdominoplasty procedure (“tummy tuck”). Defendant performed the procedure on April 25, 2005. Plaintiff alleged that the decedent complained of shortness of breath ...

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Jury rejects self-defense,awards $1.97M in shooting (access required)

The case was brought by Austin Cornejo, administrator of the estate of his son, Jack “Steven” Cornejo. In the early morning hours of June 25, 2005, Steven, age 23, was leaving a party at an apartment complex with a couple ...

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Neck, back sprain results in $70K settlement (access required)

The accident occurred when defendant Burgess, who was traveling at high speed on Interstate 95 southbound in Prince William County, struck the rear-end of John Scott’s vehicle and flipped it over. Scott, 26, sustained neck and back sprains from which ...

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Property owner settles in apartment fall case (access required)

Plaintiffs were injured when they were knocked out of a third-story window during a concert held in an apartment complex in Blacksburg. The home belonged to Penn America’s insured. The window was shielded by a mattress and plaintiffs were unaware ...

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Immigration – Political Asylum – Chinese Population Policy (access required)

The 4th Circuit grants the petition for review of a native of the People’s Republic of China who claims he fled to the U.S. to escape China’s “one couple, one child” policy, as to his claims for asylum and withholding ...

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Civil Procedure – Administrative – Interlocutory Appeal (access required)

The Court of Appeals has no jurisdiction under Va. Code Sect. 8.01-670.1 to consider an interlocutory appeal by the Virginia Department of Education involving a dispute over funding for the education of a disabled adult under the Individuals with Disabilities ...

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Domestic Relations – Custody – Appeals (access required)

The appellate court summarily affirms a trial court order awarding sole custody of the parties’ child to the mother. Although father asserts he preserved his question presented in his objections to the trial court’s order, a review of this document ...

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