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Sanford v. SCG International LLC (access required)

Type of case: Securities Fraud Court: U.S. District Court, Alexandria Attorney: J. Chapman Petersen, Fairfax Summary: A couple alleged that the Virginia Beach proprietor of a security company defrauded them of money they had received from the sale of a ...

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US v. Granby LLC, et al. (access required)

Type of case: Condemnation Court: U.S. District Court, Norfolk Attorneys: Joseph T. Waldo, Brian G. Kunze and Stephen J. Clarke, Norfolk Summary: The United States condemned 1.604 acres of land at the southwest corner of Granby Street and Brambleton Avenue ...

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Jones v. Moen (access required)

Type of case: Personal Injury Court: Richmond Circuit Court Attorneys: P. Christopher Guedri and Douglas A. Barry, Richmond Summary: A tractor-trailer driver who suffered a traumatic brain injury and lost a leg when he rear-ended another rig won a $23 ...

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Minton v. Exxon Mobil (access required)

Type of case: Asbestos Court: Newport News Circuit Court Attorneys: Robert R. Hatten, Hugh B. McCormick III and William W. Harty, Newport News Summary: A former ship repair supervisor contracted mesothelioma almost 30 years after he last worked for Newport ...

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Honua Securities Co., et al. v. Kim (access required)

Type of case: Fraud Court: U.S. District Court, Alexandria Attorneys: James M. Ringer, New York; Daniel L. Fitch, Harrisonburg Summary: A group of bondholders who lost their money when a planned World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, went bust won ...

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ActiveVideo Networks v. Verizon Communications Inc. (access required)

Type of case: Intellectual Property Court: U.S. District Court, Norfolk Attorneys: Daniel Johnson Jr., San Francisco Summary: A small technology company who claimed that Verizon’s FiOS cable system infringed on its patents for interactive television won a $115 million verdict ...

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Ray v. Allergan Inc. (access required)

Type of case: Products liability Court: U.S. District Court, Richmond Attorneys: Stephen W. Bricker and Christopher L. Anderson, Richmond; Ray C. Chester, Austin, Texas Summary: A Vietnam veteran who received a series of Botox injections to treat his writer’s tremor ...

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DuPont v. Kolon Industries (access required)

Type of case: Trade secrets Court: U.S. District Court, Richmond Attorneys: Brian C. Riopelle and Rodney A. Satterwhite, Richmond; Michael J. Songer, Washington; et al. Summary: Chemical giant DuPont won the largest verdict ever in Virginia after an eight-week trial ...

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Other large verdicts of note (access required)

Editor’s note: A few cases from 2011 caught our attention, but didn’t quite meet the criteria we use for our list of top state jury verdicts. SunTrust Mortgage insurance suit $40 Million A federal judge in Richmond awarded nearly $40 ...

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Whatever happened to Bill Janis?

Last August, former Virginia House Majority Leader Bill Janis, R-Glen Allen, gave up his seat to run as an independent for Henrico County commonwealth’s attorney. His campaign was ultimately unsuccessful, leaving some to speculate what his next move might be. ...

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