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Two more seek Supreme Court seat

Robert J. Humphreys, a member of the Virginia Court of Appeals, and Glen A. Huff, a former law partner of Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, have asked to be considered for the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will ...

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Humphreys, Huff join Supreme Court competition (access required)

Robert J. Humphreys, a member of the Virginia Court of Appeals, and Glen A. Huff, a former law partner of Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, have asked to be considered for the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will ...

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Employer goes for ‘team building,’ gets comp claim

An employer’s “mandatory fun day” backfired when it had to pay workers’ comp to an employee injured during a day of “team building.” Claimant Margie Kenney worked as an in-home therapist for Highlands Community Services in Southwest Virginia. She testified ...

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Contract – Construction Invoices – Contract – Fiduciary Duty (access required)

A developer of a town home project cannot sue a contractor for breach of fiduciary duty for allegedly submitting invoices for work not completed; the developer has not alleged a tort independent of the alleged breach of contract, says a ...

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Civil Procedure – Venue – Witness Convenience – Deposition Restrictions (access required)

In this declaratory judgment action, a Roanoke County Circuit Court denies a transfer of venue to Henrico Circuit Court on the basis of the “forum non conveniens” statute. This suit is a declaratory judgment action by Osage Inc. against Spruill ...

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Contract – Limitation Of Liability – Engineering Firm – Site Plan (access required)

An engineering firm that alleges defendant failed to pay for its services in construction of a tire recycling plant in Louisa County cannot limit its own liability to defendant, who has counterclaimed, alleging the engineering firm breached its contract by ...

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