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Corporate – ‘True’ Directors – Bylaws Amendment (access required)

In this equitable action for declaratory judgment to determine the “true board” of a non-profit corporation, The Seniors Coalition Inc., a Fairfax Circuit Court holds that an attempt to change the composition of the board of directors without statutory authority ...

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Insurance – Homeowners – Electrical Wiring Damage – ‘Amount Of Loss’ (access required)

Plaintiff homeowners say it will cost $439,000 to repair covered electrical wiring damage from a power surge in their home, but their homeowners’ carrier says they can do the repairs for $60,000; construing the phrase “amount of loss” as a ...

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Workers’ Comp – Comp Bar – Auto Accident – Employee Death (access required)

The Workers’ Compensation Commission had no jurisdiction to decide that an employee’s death in an auto accident arose out of his employment; because the employee died and had no beneficiaries, the commission had no jurisdiction in the matter and the ...

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Criminal – Robbery – Identification – Home Invasion (access required)

At defendant’s trial on charges arising from a home invasion, the trial court did not err in not allowing defendant to use as impeachment evidence two victims’ identification of persons in “filler” photographs as perpetrators of the invasion, from photo ...

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