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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Stimulus funds sought for coalfield project (access required)

ROANOKE—A Virginia Tech center is leading a coalition seeking $290 million in federal stimulus money for a six-year project to capture and store carbon dioxide from a new power plant in Virginia’s coalfields. If approved, the government money would pay ...

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Large infant suffers brachial plexus injury – Defense Verdict (access required)

The infant plaintiff, Matthew, was delivered on Aug. 29, 2002. Plaintiffs contended that the defendant obstetrician violated the standard of care in his prenatal treatment in failing to recognize the potential that Matthew would be a macrosomic or large baby, ...

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Worker loses leg, foot in industrial accident – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

On July 26, 2004, the 45-year-old plaintiff was working in the industrial yard of his employer, Northern Virginia Transfer Company, unloading lumber from railroad cars. A railcar with a defective brake rolled down an incline and hit another car which ...

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Contract – Safety Center – Change Orders (access required)

A Loudoun County Circuit Court says a concrete subcontractor on a project to construct the Dulles South Safety Center has not shown by a preponderance of the evidence that defendant contractor owes the sub $950 for demolition of curbs installed ...

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Contract – Construction Project – Financing (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court says the evidence indicates the owner terminated the contract for construction of Granby Tower because of inability to obtain financing, not for its convenience, and the court denies subcontractors’ motions to overrule the owner’s plea in ...

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Contract – Log Cabin Kit – Quantum Meruit (access required)

After a bench trial, a Loudoun County Circuit Court enters judgment of $34,304, plus interest, against defendant, in this dispute over the sale and delivery of a log cabin kit. I find this is a case of breach of contract ...

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Obituary (access required)

Edward E. Lane Edward E. Lane, a lawyer, legislator and unsuccessful Democratic candidate for attorney general, died Aug. 19 at his Richmond residence. He was 85 and had suffered from Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Lane served as a bomber pilot in ...

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