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No Sanctions After Res Judicata Ruling (access required)

Although a Richmond Circuit Court dismissed plaintiff’s suit as barred by res judicata, the court denies defendant’s request to impose sanctions under Va. Code § 8.01-271.1 for filing suit for an improper or unfounded purpose. The court cannot find a basis in the record that the action was brought for an improper purpose such as to ...