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Carrier must give defense to bar after drunk man hurt woman
A bar may have insurance coverage in a case stemming from personal injuries caused by a drunken motorcyclist, despite a liquor liability exclusion and the absence of a dram shop law in Virginia. Joshua Bristol lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into April Dawn Mapp in front of Three Cheers bar in Portsmouth in…
STEVENS v. COMMONWEALTH (121804)
Any error in defendant’s prosecution for aggravated involuntary manslaughter under Code § 18.2-36.1 arising from evidence as to certain blood alcohol tests, and the alleged deprivation of his right to have a particular blood sample independently tested, was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt. Further, the evidence was sufficient to support his conviction, which is affirmed….
MADD renews call for dram-shop legislation in wake of wreck
Mothers Against Drug Driving’s Southside Virginia chapter will renew efforts to hold bars liable for drunken-driving injuries, in the wake of a recent accident on I-264 that killed four people. MADD says that 43 states and the District of Columbia have laws or court rulings that impose liability on owners or employees of establishments that…
BENJAMIN v. COMMONWEALTH
BENJAMIN v. COMMONWEALTH (unpublished) JULY 18, 2000 Record No. 2254-98-2 ODEH BENJAMIN v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE CITY OF PETERSBURG Oliver A. Pollard, Jr., Judge Present: Judges Benton, Humphreys and Retired Judge Olitsky* Argued at Richmond, Virginia Mary Katherine Martin, Senior Assistant Public Defender, for appellant. Linwood T. Wells,…
Coverage issues, posthumous beneficiary complicate settlement – $230,000 Settlement
In this wrongful death case, the sole statutory beneficiary was a posthumous child born five months after the accident. Plaintiff’s decedent was killed instantly in a head-on collision while operating a delivery van in the westbound lane of Interstate 64 at 3:00 a.m. on November 20, 2006. The defendant driver, who also died in the…
ODEH BENJAMIN V COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
Evid.suff.to convict for felony failure to stop at scene of accid…
Negligence – Negligence Per Se – Contributory Negligence – Va. Law
Where the Supreme Court of Virginia answered a certified question from the 4th Circuit by holding that a defendant in this premises liability case could assert the defense of contributory negligence against plaintiff’s claim of negligence per se arising from defendant’s building code violations on the height of a balcony railing, the 4th Circuit affirms…
Driver gets summary judgment in pedestrian case
The Schneider tractor-trailer driven by defendant Sanders was traveling westbound on Route 360 at approximately 12:50 a.m., when the decedent ran from a dark embankment into the travel portion of Route 360 and into the path of the oncoming trailer. Plaintiff’s theory of the case was that the decedent was walking down Route 360 and…
Negligence – Single-Car Accident – Negligent Entrustment
An Arlington Circuit Court says plaintiff passenger has failed to state a claim for negligent entrustment based on defendants’ alleged knowledge that the driver of the car that wrecked was an inexperienced driver on a restricted driver’s license, who was known to speed and race her Mustang and had a prior wreck and citation for…
Negligence – Automobile Accident – Knee
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