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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Real Estate – Financing – Piercing Corporate Veil (access required)

In this case involving financing related to a parcel of real property in Norfolk with a 2006 fair market value of $1.45 million, which had a FMV of about $400,000 in 2001 and is zoned for multi-family residences and a ...

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Contract – Navy Contract – Sub Performance (access required)

In this contractor action against an electrical subcontractor for failure to follow specifications of a Navy contract to replace two piers, the district court grants partial summary judgment to plaintiff contractor with respect to the sub’s failure to install expansion ...

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Criminal – Forfeiture – Currency Owner (access required)

A man who was questioned at Dulles International Airport when a baggage screener discovered $41,500 in cash in defendant’s bag is entitled to a return of the money because the government has failed to prove a substantial connection between the ...

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Negligence – Falling Toilet Seat – Foot Injury – Store Liability (access required)

A woman shopping in the hardware section of a Wal-Mart store cannot sue the store for negligence from injuries that allegedly occurred when a wooden toilet seat fell off its hanger and struck plaintiff in the foot. Plaintiff states the ...

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Negligence – Auto Accident – Amount In Controversy (access required)

Although this auto-accident plaintiff states she stands by her ad damnum clause in her state-court negligence action seeking $25,000 in damages, her settlement letter requested $300,000 to settle her claims, and the district court finds that the amount in controversy ...

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Civil Rights – First Amendment – Citizen Speech – Planning Commission (access required)

A citizen attempting to address the county planning commission on issues relating to a new subdivision in Chesterfield County, rather than addressing the deferral of the discussion to another meeting, as repeatedly requested by the commission, loses his suit alleging ...

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Bankruptcy – Plan Confirmation – Ch. 13 – Disposable Income (access required)

A bankruptcy court rejects a trustee’s objections to the proposed Chapter 13 plans in each of these three cases, based on the trustee’s claim that 11 U.S.C. Sect. 1325(b) is not satisfied unless all of the debtors’ actual net disposable ...

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Bankruptcy – Lis Pendens – Piercing Corporate Veil – Ch. 11 (access required)

A bankruptcy court denies the motion of Union Bank and Trust Co. to quash a memorandum of lis pendens filed by a creditors, The Cadle Co., that obtained a state court judgment against debtor prior to his filing of a ...

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Bankruptcy – Reaffirmation Agreement – Approval – Counsel Appearance (access required)

A bankruptcy court considering two motions to approve reaffirmation agreements in this Chapter 7 case admonishes counsel, who was not present, that once he makes an appearance in a bankruptcy case, he has made an appearance for all matters in ...

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