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ROCKINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL v. SHIFFLETT

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellee established she sustained a change in condition causally related to her compensable right knee injury, and, therefore, the two-year limitations period contained in Code Section 65.2-708 was applicable to her claim for temporary total disability benefits

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RICE v. CROMER

Trial court did not err in its interpretation of Code Section 20-124.3:1 and its subsequent ruling on the motion in limine; trial court?s denial of appellants? petition for visitation is affirmed

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VICKY SCOTT MCGINNISS v. JOHN L. MCGINNISS

Judgment declining to award appellant the survivor annuity benefit to appellee?s pension and in refusing to re-refer that issue to the commissioner in chancery are affirmed; judgment limiting appellant?s marital share of appellee?s pension benefits to a fixed amount as if appellee had retired on the date of separation is reversed, and this matter is remanded to the trial court

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MALDONADO v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial judge erred by failing to set aside the jury verdict after an ex parte communication occurred between court personnel and the jury during deliberations; appellant?s conviction is reversed and the case is remanded for a new trial

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MCGINNISS v. MCGINNISS

Judgment declining to award appellant the survivor annuity benefit to appellee?s pension and in refusing to re-refer that issue to the commissioner in chancery are affirmed; judgment limiting appellant?s marital share of appellee?s pension benefits to a fixed amount as if appellee had retired on the date of separation is reversed, and this matter is remanded to the trial court

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GARY DALE LONDON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court abused its discretion by not permitting the substitution of retained counsel and in not granting a reasonable continuance for him to prepare for trial; appellant?s convictions are reversed and the case is remanded to the trial court

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COLEMAN HOMES v. LYNCH

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in finding that appellee proved permanent and total work incapacity causally related to his work-related brain injury

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JONES v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying appellant?s motion for leave to withdraw his guilty pleas; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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HOWELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in requiring that appellant make restitution for the cost of a security system installed after appellant burglarized a business; appellant?s convictions of statutory burglary and grand larceny are affirmed

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KATRINA M. MCKEEL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificate of blood alcohol analysis without the live testimony of the operator of the breath test as appellant waived her rights to confrontation and cross-examination by failing to avail herself of her statutory right under Code Section 19.2-187.1 to subpoena the operator of the breath test

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JOSEPH BOOKER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court?s judgment is affirmed as the trial judge permissibly instructed the jury that the court had ?the power to reduce, but not increase the sentence? fixed by the jury; appellant?s sentence is affirmed

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O?ROURKE v. VUTURO

Trial court possessed subject matter jurisdiction to adjudicate this case; trial court did not err by granting appellee visitation with appellants? child; no error in trial court?s ordering the evaluation under the authority of Code Section 20-124.2(D)

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KELLUP LAMONTE BROOKS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificates of analysis without having the forensic analyst present to testify as appellant waived his rights to confrontation by failing to properly avail himself of the protections of Code Section 19.2-187.1; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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MCDUFFIE v. COMMONWEALTH

As appellant failed to prove the vehicle was ?not his own,? appellant?s convictions of two counts of felony destruction of property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle are affirmed

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BROOKS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificates of analysis without having the forensic analyst present to testify as appellant waived his rights to confrontation by failing to properly avail himself of the protections of Code Section 19.2-187.1; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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CAMPBELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial judge?s admission of the nurse?s report as a business record exception to the hearsay rule was harmless error; evidence was sufficient to support appellant?s conviction for rape

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LLOYD DAREN HOWELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in requiring that appellant make restitution for the cost of a security system installed after appellant burglarized a business; appellant?s convictions of statutory burglary and grand larceny are affirmed

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MCKEEL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificate of blood alcohol analysis without the live testimony of the operator of the breath test as appellant waived her rights to confrontation and cross-examination by failing to avail herself of her statutory right under Code Section 19.2-187.1 to subpoena the operator of the breath test

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BOOKER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court?s judgment is affirmed as the trial judge permissibly instructed the jury that the court had ?the power to reduce, but not increase the sentence? fixed by the jury; appellant?s sentence is affirmed

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MARTIN v. MARTIN

Summary affirmance ? no error in the trial court?s determination that wife failed to demonstrate the separation agreement was unconscionable and in its factual findings; trial court?s construction of the contract was correct; matter remanded to the trial court to fix reasonable attorney?s fees

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ANDERSON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial judge did not err in refusing to instruct the jury on the incidental detention doctrine; appellant?s convictions of abduction and assault and battery of a corrections officer are affirmed

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MAWYER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial judge did not err in refusing to instruct the jury on the incidental detention doctrine; issue of whether the trial judge erred by denying appellant?s motion for a mistrial is procedurally barred; appellant?s convictions of abduction and assault and battery of a correctional officer are affirmed

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ASKEW v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in finding that it was divested of jurisdiction to consider the motion for bail pending appeal; judgment reversed and case remanded to the trial court

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