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Negligence – Wrongful Death – Overhead Power Lines – Statutory Immunity (access required)

In this wrongful death suit, an Alexandria Circuit Court sustains defendant Dominion Virginia Power’s plea of statutory immunity pursuant to the Virginia Overhead High Voltage Line Safety Act, Va. Code § 59.1-406 et seq. Under the Act, DVP is not liable for damage or loss to any person or property caused by work within 10 feet ...

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