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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Search & Seizure – Arrest On Warrant – ID Request (access required)

A trial court erred in suppressing evidence seized in a search incident to defendant’s arrest on an outstanding warrant, based on a conclusion that defendant was illegally seized when police asked her for identification and discovered the outstanding warrant for ...

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Contract – Construction – Appeal Bond – Jurisdiction (access required)

A contractor terminated from two county construction projects who is seeking damages from the county cannot pursue its suit in the circuit court, which has no jurisdiction because the contractor failed to file an appeal bond; although the contractor contends ...

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Contract – Limitations – Accrual – Employment Offer (access required)

A woman’s cause of action for breach of contract accrued on the date defendant employer purportedly rescinded its offer of employment with the company’s human resources division, not later, on the date her disability and other benefits with the company ...

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Insurance – Settlement Payment – Excess Insurance (access required)

An employer with a self-funded employee health insurance plan, whose employee incurred medical bills of $1.5 million, which the hospital agreed to reduce to $951,000, can sue its excess loss insurance carrier for failing to follow through on its alleged ...

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Insurance – UM Coverage – Injured Passenger – Non-Owner Driver (access required)

Where the non-owner driver of plaintiff’s car was not at fault in the auto accident in which plaintiff passenger was injured, plaintiff cannot collect uninsured motorist coverage under the non-owner driver’s liability policy. The question before the court is whether ...

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Tort – Defamation – Adultery Accusation (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit judge declines to apply Virginia’s statute outlawing alienation of affections claims to dismiss plaintiff’s defamation claim against a church and its pastor who allegedly accused plaintiff of adultery, but the court notes that the plaintiff may not ...

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Tort – Emotional Distress – Lawyer Discipline (access required)

A lawyer’s complaint against the Virginia State Bar prosecutor who pursued the disciplinary complaint that resulted in the lawyer losing his Virginia law license is dismissed because defendant has prosecutorial immunity, as all actions allegedly taken by him to cause ...

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