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Domestic Relations – PSA – Spousal Support For One Year (access required)

Although husband contends the parties’ property settlement agreement, approved in their final divorce decree, provided that his spousal support obligations to wife would be terminated after one year, the trial court did not err when it refused to enter a ...

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Workers' Comp – TMJ – Facial Pain – Conflicting Medical Opinion – Treating Physician (access required)

Although the employer’s physician stated that claimant’s temporomandibular joint syndrome resulted from long-term muscle hyperactivity, specifically the clenching of claimant’s upper and lower teeth, and that this TMJ syndrome was the result of various stressors in her life, the commission ...

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Civil Practice – Venue – Defendant's Business Contacts (access required)

Where plaintiff sued her former employer for wrongful discharge, the Richmond Circuit Court denies the employer’s motion to transfer venue because the court concludes that the employer’s business contacts within the City of Richmond constituted regular conduct of business under ...

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Civil Practice (310399) (access required)

Plea In Equity Where the tenant, who operates a petting zoo, responded to the landlord’s declaratory judgment action with a plea in equity that an oral agreement gives the petting zoo continued use of the property, this plea is not ...

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Negligence – Civil Practice – Malicious Prosecution – One-Year Limitation (access required)

Although plaintiff argues that his motion for judgment asserts a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress covered by the two-year statute of limitations, the court concludes that plaintiff’s claims alleging that defendant swore out arrest warrants based on phony ...

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Employment – Union Dues – Professional Football Players – Job Situs (access required)

Where plaintiff Washington Redskin football players spend the majority of their time performing their contractual obligations in the Redskin training camp in Loudoun County, Virginia, Virginia is their primary job situs and Virginia’s right-to-work statute precludes the National Football League ...

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