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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Domestic Relations – Adultery – Equitable Distribution – Valuation (access required)

Although a witness admitted to sexual intercourse with wife, thus corroborating her admission of a “physical” relationship with the witness, the witness was served with a subpoena immediately before the hearing and was ill and needed medical attention, and the ...

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Civil Procedure – Costs Of Service – OxyContin Addiction (access required)

A plaintiff whose suit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the pain medication OxyContin, alleged the product caused him to become addicted, was dismissed by the Abingdon U.S. District Court, does not have to pay defendant drug company $780 for ...

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Criminal – Sentence Reduction – Public Safety Threat (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court reduces a drug defendant’s drug sentence from 135 months to 120 months, over an objection by the government that defendant is a public safety threat because of his criminal history, including his involvement in an ...

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Criminal – Post-Conviction Motion – Ineffective Assistance (access required)

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion for post-conviction relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 based on her claim that her lawyer provided ineffective assistance of counsel when he “forced” her to be sentenced on 2004 drug ...

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Civil Procedure – Jurisdictional Amount – Partnerships (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court has personal and subject matter jurisdiction over this suit for specific performance filed by an LLC that requests that defendants convey their partnership interests in the Lee School Lofts Partnership to Lee School at the ...

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Employment Discrimination – Mail Handler – Reassignment (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant Postmaster General in this suit by a 43-year-old Caucasian female mail handler who suffers from a hearing impairment, alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex age and disability. ...

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Bankruptcy – Security Interest – Furniture Store Inventory (access required)

Affirming a bankruptcy court, a Richmond U.S. District Court says appellant has a security interest in debtor furniture store’s inventory appellant provided in a September 2007 consignment and security agreement. The controversy arises from a September 2007 agreement for appellant ...

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Criminal – Severance – Discovery – CI (access required)

In this drug prosecution arising from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement sting operation, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to sever defendant’s trial from that of his alleged coconspirator, and denies defendant’s motion for discovery of additional information ...

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Employment – ERISA – Plan Trustee Overpayments (access required)

A company that alleges an assignee trustee of its company retirement plan did not follow instructions for social security bridge payments under the plan and has refused to make up the $1.1 million in overpayments can sue the trustee under ...

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