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Intersection collision kills father and son in Henrico – $3,000,000 Verdict (access required)

The 52-year-old decedent was involved in a two-vehicle collision on Laburnum Avenue in Henrico County on March 3, 2009. Shortly before trial, the defendant admitted liability. At a failed mediation, the only offer was $700,000. There were no additional negotiations. ...

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Nurse sexually assaults patient during pelvic exam – $400,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 25-year-old single woman, went to Inova Urgent Care for what she thought was a yeast infection. After signing in, she was accompanied to an exam room by a male nurse and told to disrobe. The nurse returned and ...

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Customer alleges decorator overcharged for furnishings – Defense Verdict (access required)

Defendant Buswell, an interior decorator operating as Unusual Interiors Ltd., entered into a home decorating contract with the plaintiff in 2006. More than $160,000 worth of furnishings were purchased. Plaintiff concluded he was being overcharged when he did an investigation ...

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Governor vetoes redistricting plan

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell vetoed the General Assembly’s redistricting plan this afternoon, citing concerns about several elements of the realignment of Senate districts. The districts in the Senate plan are not compact and do not preserve locality lines and communities ...

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Probationer’s Involuntary Medication Ordered (access required)

The government’s request to forcibly medicate a psychotic probationer facing a revocation hearing for his supervised release status is evaluated under the same standard used for incarcerated prisoners with a mental illness, and a Richmond U.S. District Court denies his ...

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‘Recoloring’ Tattoo Designs Is Copyright Violation (access required)

A licensee of tattoo designs infringed plaintiff designer’s copyright, both before and after termination of the license for nonpayment of royalties, by changing the colors of the designs the licensee posted on its own website, and a Norfolk U.S. District ...

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