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EMERITUS CORPORATION v. SMYTHERS

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in finding that appellee did not unjustifiably refuse an offer of light-duty work procured by employer and that appellee adequately marketed her residual work capacity during the time period claimed

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BACOVA GUILD v. SHINAULT

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in awarding appellee temporary total disability benefits and finding appellee proved an injury by accident arising out of his employment and causally related disability

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EPPS v. CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS

Trial court did not err in finding the evidence sufficient to terminate appellant?s residual parental rights to his son pursuant to Code Section 16.1-283(C)(2)

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TABOADA v. DALY SEVEN, INC.

A Virginia-licensed attorney violated Code § 8.01-271.1 by filing a petition for rehearing on behalf of a client containing intemperate language critical of the Court's opinion issued in the underlying appeal that, measured under an objective standard of reasonableness, did not assist the Court in determining whether to grant or deny the petition. Thus the attorney interposed the petition for an improper purpose under the statute, specifically, to harass the Court, and an appropriate sanction is entered against him. The client is granted leave to file another petition, if it so desires.

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SMITH v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in allowing jury to view crime scene, denying motion for mistrial and in refusing to vacate jury's sentencing verdicts after appellant attempted suicide

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CLIFFORD v. COMMONWEALTH

No reversible error in trial court's refusal to allow appellant to question one of complainants about prior accusations of sexual abuse made against third party as court allowed appellant to cross-examine complainant's mother; evidence supported convictions of four counts of aggravated sexual battery

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LALITA YELDELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in allowing Commonwealth's accident reconstruction expert to give opinion testimony as to how motor vehicle accident occurred; convictions of driving under the influence, two counts of involuntary manslaughter and maiming while driving under the influence reversed and remanded to trial court of new trial

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BRANDON P. SESSOMS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not lack jurisdiction to convict appellant of attempted sodomy and aggravated sexual battery as any defects in transfer proceeding cured by grand jury's return of indictments

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ROBISON v. ROBISON

Summary affirmance - no error in trial court's finding that appellant's proposed payment schedule was unreasonable and in directing appellant to pay equal monthly installments to appellee

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ARTHUR JUNIOUS CHERRY v. COMMONWEALTH

Although evidence sufficient to support convictions of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm while in possession of cocaine, trial court erred in denying appellant's request for a jury trial without an express, voluntary, or intelligent waiver

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KIRK v. SOUTHERN AIR

Summary affirmance - no error in commission's finding that appellant failed to prove his right foot problems were causally related to compensable injury by accident or that he was entitled to a change in treating physicians

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YELDELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in allowing Commonwealth's accident reconstruction expert to give opinion testimony as to how motor vehicle accident occurred; convictions of driving under the influence, two counts of involuntary manslaughter and maiming while driving under the influence reversed and remanded to trial court of new trial

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SESSOMS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not lack jurisdiction to convict appellant of attempted sodomy and aggravated sexual battery as any defects in transfer proceeding cured by grand jury's return of indictments

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PATTERSON v. COMMONWEALTH

No reversible error in trial court's decision to admit vehicle registration card; evidence supported convictions of possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a felon

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MICHAEL T. CLIFFORD v. COMMONWEALTH

No reversible error in trial court's refusal to allow appellant to question one of complainants about prior accusations of sexual abuse made against third party as court allowed appellant to cross-examine complainant's mother; evidence supported convictions of four counts of aggravated sexual battery

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CHERRY v. COMMONWEALTH

Although evidence sufficient to support convictions of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm while in possession of cocaine, trial court erred in denying appellant's request for a jury trial without an express, voluntary, or intelligent waiver

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WASHINGTON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in allowing the rape victim to testify during the Commonwealth?s case-in-chief of the sentencing phase of appellant?s trail; appellant?s conviction for rape is affirmed

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PALMER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in finding that appellant?s North Carolina probation officer was not a person charged by the Commonwealth with the responsibility for defining his permissible conduct with respect to Virginia Code Section 18.2-308.2; judgment reversed and case remanded

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ROBBINS v. ROBBINS

Error in trial court?s equitable distribution award and spousal support award; judgment is affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded to the trial court

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STILES v. STILES

Trial court did not err in finding that neither res judicata nor laches barred its child support ruling; trial court?s modification of the child support award and its finding that the father was in arrears are affirmed

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KENNETH RAY PALMER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in finding that appellant?s North Carolina probation officer was not a person charged by the Commonwealth with the responsibility for defining his permissible conduct with respect to Virginia Code Section 18.2-308.2; judgment reversed and case remanded

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MARTIN v. COMMONWEALTH

For the reasons set forth in Washington v. Commonwealth, trial court did not err in permitting the victim to testify during the Commonwealth?s case-in-chief of the sentencing phase of appellant?s trial; judgment of the trial court affirmed

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INTERSTATE TRUCK SERVICE v. RICKETTS

Commission did not err in reviewing the decision of the deputy commissioner denying compensation on the alternative claim and in concluding that claimant sustained a new injury by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment

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KEITH A. STILES v. PAMELA L. STILES

Trial court did not err in finding that neither res judicata nor laches barred its child support ruling; trial court?s modification of the child support award and its finding that the father was in arrears are affirmed

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