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MITCHELL v. COMMONWEATH (59206)

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MITCHELL v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 2313-98-1 PHILLIP ASHBY MITCHELL v. ...

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BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING v. SIMMONS

In a breach of contract action arising out of foreclosure proceedings, the circuit court did not err in holding that no right to foreclose had vested in favor of a loan servicing company because it had failed to comply with pre-acceleration notice requirements contained in the deed of trust. The statutory cure provisions of Code § 55-59.1(A) also do not apply, because the issue of whether the right to accelerate is in existence and capable of being exercised by a foreclosure notice is not controlled by the statute and thus remains a matter of contract between the parties. The judgment compensating plaintiff for the equity lost as a result of the foreclosure is affirmed.

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GLENN v. COMMONWEALTH

The circuit court correctly denied a defendant's motion to suppress evidence obtained in a search of his grandfather's house, where the grandfather consented to the search without reservation and defendant took no action to countermand such consent or object to the search of that portion of the residence he claimed he occupied and a closed backpack found therein. The facts available to the officers at the time of the search of the house were thus sufficient to lead a reasonable police officer to believe that the grandfather had authority to consent to a search of the backpack. The Court of Appeals' judgment affirming defendant's convictions is affirmed.

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HOLDEN v. HOLDEN

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. HOLDEN v. HOLDEN NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 2614-98-3 ROBERT CHARLES HOLDEN v. ...

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UPPER OCCOQUAN SEWAGE AUTHORITY v. BLAKE CONSTRUCTION CO.

In considering contract claims arising under the Virginia Public Procurement Act, the circuit court had jurisdiction to determine interest due under a judgment and did not err in determining that interest accrued on awarded compensatory damages, but did err in setting the applicable interest rate. The court also erred in determining that post-judgment interest accrued on the pre-judgment interest awarded in two trials and that the judgment debtor had made a timely allocation of payment on the debt; however it did not err in denying the judgment debtor's motion for satisfaction. The judgment is affirmed in part, reversed in part, and the case is remanded.

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BOLDEN v. COMMONWEALTH

In the prosecution of firearms possession charges related to a drug offense, there was sufficient evidence that the defendant was aware of the presence and character of the firearm and that it was within his dominion and control, in a bag immediately adjacent to where he sat in a vehicle. The bag containing the gun was open and obvious, and at the time it was observed, defendant possessed illegal drugs with the intent to distribute same. The evidence was sufficient to establish that he possessed the firearm, and the judgment of the Court of Appeals is affirmed.

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STEPP, et al. v. FOSTER, et al. (59416)

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. STEPP, et al. v. FOSTER, et al. January 14, 2000 Record No. 990404 ...

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HILTON v. MARTIN

In an action to recover damages for personal injury and death resulting from an assault on the victim by a fellow employee, the trial court erred in concluding that the Virginia Worker?s Compensation Act provided the exclusive remedy for the claims. Applying the actual risk test, the assault on the victim had no relationship with her status as an employee. Whether intended as flirtatious, merely playful, or as harassment, the assault was purely personal and thus the resulting injury and death did not "arise out of the employment" under Code § 65.2-101. The judgment is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings.

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DOGWOD VALLEY CITIZENS ASS'N v. SHIFFLETT

In a proceeding which followed from a homeowners' association's levy of special assessments and subsequent warrants in debt against lot owners in a development, the circuit court did not err in determining that the association, a non-stock Virginia corporation, did not qualify as a property owners? association under the Property Owners? Association Act, Code §§ 55-508 through -516.2. Because the filing of the association's articles of incorporation and bylaws in the land records did not constitute a declaration imposing upon it operational or maintenance responsibilities for the common areas or roads of the development, the judgment of the circuit court is affirmed.

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MISSION RESIDENTIAL v. TRIPLE NET PROPERTIES

In an appeal from an order denying a motion to stay arbitration proceedings pursuant to Code § 8.01-581.02(B) filed by one of the members of a member-managed limited liability company against the other member, the trial court erred in denying the motion where the party opposing it failed to meet its burden of proving the existence of an agreement in which the movant had agreed to submit its disputes with the limited liability company to arbitration. The circuit court's judgment is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings.

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AHARI v. MORRISON

In a wrongful death action, the circuit court did not err in granting the defense plea of the statute of limitations. Because Rule 1:8 requires leave of court to amend any pleading after it is filed, an amended complaint is not deemed filed, and is thus without legal efficacy, until a trial court grants leave to amend. Thus, the claims asserted against the defendants named in an amended complaint were time barred despite plaintiff having sought leave to amend three days prior to the expiration of the limitations period. The judgment is affirmed.

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PURCE v. PATTERSON

The trial court did not err in ruling that an estranged husband was not eligible for an elective share of the spouse's augmented estate under Code § 64.1-16.3. The record shows that both before and after the parties separated, the husband showed none of the normal indicia of supporting his spouse or of the marital relationship. The evidence was sufficient to support the trial court?s holding that he abandoned his wife prior to and continuing until the time of her death under Code § 64.1-16.3. Accordingly, the judgment of the trial court that he was not eligible for an elective share of the wife's augmented estate is affirmed.

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LLOYD v. KIME

In a medical malpractice case, the trial court did not err in using deposition evidence to resolve a motion in limine and subsequent motion for summary judgment where no objection was made, or in holding that an expert witness was not qualified under Code § 8.01-581.20 to testify on standard of care and breach thereof respecting intraoperative negligence. However, it was an abuse of discretion to conclude that the expert was not qualified to testify on these issues with respect to postoperative negligence, or causation as to either allegation of negligence. The judgment is affirmed in part and reversed in part, and the case is remanded.

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DUTZMAN v. WOODDELL, et al.

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. DUTZMAN v. WOODDELL, et al. NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1735-99-4 JOLEANE DUTZMAN ...

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MERCER v. COMMONWEALTH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MERCER v. COMMONWEALTH January 14, 2000 Record No. 990821 BRIGITTE MERCER v. COMMONWEALTH ...

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WELCH v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. WELCH v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1232-98-1 BRUCE ALAN WELCH v. ...

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WOODSON v. WOODSON

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. WOODSON v. WOODSON NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1257-99-3 ANTHONY CARL WOODSON v. ...

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DOUGLAS v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. DOUGLAS v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1344-98-2 DWAYNE ANTHONY DOUGLAS v. ...

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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., et al. v. PERSINGER

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., et al. v. PERSINGER NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1505-99-2 ...

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NEW RIVER CASTINGS CO., et al. v. MAPLE

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. NEW RIVER CASTINGS CO., et al. v. MAPLE NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. ...

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HALIFAX CORPORATION v. FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. HALIFAX CORPORATION v. FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK June 8, 2001 Record No. 001944 ...

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SHAUN ANTHONY WOODHOUSE v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in denying motion to suppress evidence of firearm where police officers had reasonable articulable suspicion under totality of circumstances to detain appellant and owner of vehicle gave permission for search resulting in seizure of firearm

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BENNETT v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. BENNETT v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 0925-98-2 ALLEN DALE BENNETT v. ...

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WUBNEH v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court?s finding that Commonwealth presented credible and competent evidence to prove object used to intimidate victim in robbery was in fact a firearm

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MICHAEL A. BAILEY v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in admitting four rocks of cocaine recovered from appellant?s accomplice?s pocket into evidence as they were legally relevant; evidence was sufficient to support conviction of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

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THE STATE v. JONES

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the South Carolina Supreme Court. THE STATE v. JONES   THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA In The Supreme ...

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AMERICAN ZURICH v. MARTINEZ et al.

Commission erred in setting aside and vacating unappealed decision of deputy commissioner on ground of mutual mistake of fact where evidence did not prove parties shared same mistaken belief as to identity of claimant?s supervisor; res judicata bars claimant?s second claim against employer

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THE STATE v. McHONEY

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the South Carolina Supreme Court. THE STATE v. McHONEY   THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA In The Supreme ...

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HENNESS v. ROANOKE CITY

Judgment of trial court terminating appellant?s parental rights to her child affirmed where her parental rights were terminated under two subsections of statute and appellant only presented argument on appeal with regard to one of the subsections

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MARTIN v. MARTIN

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MARTIN v. MARTIN NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 0129-99-4 RANDALL ALLAN MARTIN v. ...

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ALSTON v. COMMONWEALTH

Issue of postrelease supervision imposed in final order remanded to trial court to fix a term between confines of six months and six years

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WOODHOUSE v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying motion to suppress evidence of firearm where police officers had reasonable articulable suspicion under totality of circumstances to detain appellant and owner of vehicle gave permission for search resulting in seizure of firearm

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BAILEY v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in admitting four rocks of cocaine recovered from appellant?s accomplice?s pocket into evidence as they were legally relevant; evidence was sufficient to support conviction of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

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LOGAN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in refusing to suppress out-of-court or in-court identifications of appellant based on a single photograph shown to a witness during the investigation of an unrelated crime

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