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CARTER v. EAGLE GLOBAL LOGISTICS

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in finding that appellant?s request for review of the deputy commissioner?s opinion was not timely filed and, therefore, the commission lacked jurisdiction to consider the review request

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VALDER v. VALDER

Summary affirmance ? trial court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to impute additional investment income to wife and in refusing to require wife to invest the $25,000 she received from the settlement agreement in an interest producing account

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BUTLER v. CULPEPER COUNTY

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion for a continuance and in finding that there was clear and convincing evidence to support the termination of appellant?s parental rights; trial court properly relied upon valid entrustment agreements for purposes of terminating appellant?s parental rights to each child

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CITY OF RICHMOND v. LASSITER

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellee proved she sustained a compensable injury by accident when she received an electrical shock while working, which resulted in causally related psychiatric symptoms

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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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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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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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RAYSHOD 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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BRANDT v. MAHA LAKSHMI MOTORS

Trial court?s decision upholding a ruling of the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board that limited appellants? recovery from the Virginia Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund is affirmed

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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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