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Monthly Archives: June 2007

Medical Malpractice – Medicare Reimbursement – Viable Claim (access required)

A man who alleges defendant Kaiser Permanente’s physician delayed his treatment for a leg injury and the facility later failed to provide proper post-surgical treatment can sue for medical malpractice, even though he already has received reimbursement from Medicare for ...

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Municipal – Mandamus – School Funding (access required)

Although the Richmond City Council has routinely released to the school board appropriated funds on a regular basis, there is no basis at the present time to grant the plaintiff board injunctive relief to require the city to release funds ...

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Taxation – Assessment – Tavern Assets – Burden Of Production (access required)

In this corporate taxpayer’s challenge to a tax assessment on assets the taxpayer purchased belonging to the Great Falls Tavern LLC on Sept. 15, 2003 at a public auction, the circuit court denies the taxpayer’s motion for summary judgment and ...

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Bankruptcy – Bad Faith – Expired Lease – Ch. 11 (access required)

Debtor, an export-import motor vehicle business, loses its appeal of a bankruptcy court order dismissing its Chapter 11 petition as filed in bad faith, solely to prevent the state from evicting debtor from state property under a lease that had ...

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Jury returns $2M verdictfor mild traumatic brain injury (access required)

Molly Raymond was traveling on the Fairfax County Parkway on July 3, 2004. Two teenagers driving separate vehicles at a high rate of speed struck her one after another. Her car suffered significant damage. An eyewitness on the scene, a ...

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Wrongful death case settled after coverage issues resolved (access required)

On Sept. 2, 2004, Jeanette Walker, a single mother of three children, ages 11, 14 and 18, was traveling on Interstate 95 northbound to the Hampton Inn in Stoney Creek for her first day of work there. Her vehicle became ...

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Criminal – Capital Murder – 'Beltway Sniper' – Brady Claim (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia denies a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed by John Allen Muhammad, who was convicted in Prince William County Circuit Court of one count each of conspiracy to commit capital murder, use of ...

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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Consent (access required)

A police officer who returned defendant’s driver’s license to him with a warning about entering a highway without coming to a complete stop, but who then approached defendant again after he started his car’s engine, and repeatedly requested consent to ...

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Domestic Relations – Appeals – Rule 5A:8 – Protective Order (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a circuit court order dismissing a woman’s petition for a protective order, on appeal by the woman arguing that the trial court erred in conducting a hearing on appellee’s appeal to the trial court from ...

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Criminal – Welfare Fraud – False Statement – Intent (access required)

A woman who gave her mother’s Isle of Wight County address as her own when she applied for food stamps, even though the woman lived with her family in Newport News, has her conviction of welfare fraud affirmed. Appellant contends ...

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