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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Surgery required for tendon torn as result of ankle injury – $145,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff suffered an ankle injury to his medial malleolus when he was rear-ended by the defendant. The injury caused the bone to rub against the tendon such that the tendon eventually tore and required surgery. The plaintiff made a ...

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Remaining policy limits paid for thoracic disc damage – $481,601 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff underwent back surgery for a herniated thoracic disc 18 months after a car accident. There were no complaints of thoracic back pain until approximately two months after the accident, so the defense argued causation and the offer prior to ...

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Insurer pays $300k verdict despite $100k policy limits – $300,000 Verdict (access required)

On July 16, 2007, the plaintiff was rear-ended by the defendant in Fairfax County. The impact caused the defendant’s vehicle to go under the rear bumper of the plaintiff’s vehicle, resulting in approximately $500 in property damage to the plaintiff’s ...

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Oral contract alleged for wireless retail franchise – $161,636 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, Won Min Cho, claimed that an oral agreement was reached with defendant Tom S. Ro on April 13, 2009, governing the ownership and operation of the business that was to become Unlimited Skytalk Va. Inc., a Cricket wireless ...

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Purchaser pierces corporate veil to recover damages from fraud – $843,571 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that Tufail Mirza and his company, TM Mortgage Corporation, as well as his son, Adnan Mirza, engaged in fraud by claiming that there was no lien on a property being sold by Adnan. In the transaction, Adnan acted ...

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Search & Seizure – Vehicle Search – Passenger’s Standing to Challenge Search (access required)

A passenger in a car has no standing to challenge the search of the car by police, and the Court of Appeals affirms convictions for possession of both heroin and a gun. The defendant was a right rear passenger when ...

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Criminal – Using Juvenile to Distribute Marijuana – Territorial Jurisdiction (access required)

An adult defendant may be convicted in Hanover County of causing a juvenile to assist in distribution of marijuana, even though the sales of marijuana to the juvenile all occurred in Henrico County, where the juvenile went to Hanover County ...

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