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Association Can Collect for Litigation Costs (access required)

Although defendant homeowners challenge plaintiff homeowners association’s right to collect dues assessment to support litigation by the association, the Loudoun County Circuit Court upholds action by the association board of directors that led to the assessments, and enters judgment for ...

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No Fees for Conspiracy Defense Win (access required)

Although counterclaim-defendants won on Diamond Information Systems’ counterclaims alleging misappropriation of trade secrets and business conspiracy, a Loudoun County Circuit Court says they are not entitled to attorney’s fees, nor are they entitled to $13,599 in transcript costs; the court ...

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A run on general district court (access required)

General district court judges and clerks anticipated a run on their courts after the 2011 General Assembly passed several measures opening up access to their courts. One new law, raising the jurisdictional limit to $25,000, left court personnel expecting a ...

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Claim: Trucker was distracted and on cell phone during accident – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

This personal injury action arose out of a tractor-trailer accident that occurred in July 4, 2010, in Wythe County on I-81 North. Plaintiff was retired, traveling home to North Carolina after judging an antique car show in Kentucky. The plaintiff ...

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Woman felt fine after wreck, CAT scan revealed brain injury – $1,675,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, in her early 40s, was operating a vehicle on a marked two-lane road when the defendant driver made a left turn in front of her vehicle. Plaintiff was unable to avoid the collision. Plaintiff felt relatively fine at the ...

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