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American Airlines, Inc., et al v. Thomas

Summarily affirmance: No reversible error in awarding temporary total disability benefits, temporary partial disability benefits, and medical benefits to claimant.

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JONES v. DAVIS

The trial court erred in allowing credit for non-conforming payments in this case where no agreement as to child support existed between the parties and no petition for modification of support was pending during the period for which credits were awarded. Case is reversed and remanded with direction that a judgment be entered against father for arrearages.

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Strong v. Hampton Department of Social Services

Summarily affirm: The record supports the trial court's finding that the best interests of the children would be served by changing the foster care plan goal to adoption.

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Abt-Barnett v. Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department Social Services

Summarily affirmed: The record supports the trial court's finding that the department presented clear and convincing evidence satisfying the statutory requirements of Code § 16.1-283 and establishing that termination of mother's parental rights is in the child's best interest.

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Lester v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence of the confession was not inherently incredible, and as a whole was sufficient to support appellant's conviction.

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Peek v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in finding that appellant possessed the cocaine and firearm.

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Cherry v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant's claims are procedurally defaulted under Rule 5A:18, judgment of trial court affirmed.

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Tran v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in denying appellant's motions to strike the evidence and set aside the jury verdict.

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WILLIAMS v. COMMONWEALTH

A conviction under the statute required proof only that appellant made a willfully false material statement on the registration form and did not require proof that the form apprised him such a statement would constitute election fraud.

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Webb v. Webb

The trial court erred in determining the marital share of husband's retirement account at a date other than the date of the parties' separation.

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Jones v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence proved the Department sent appellant a letter informing him of the 1996 habitual offender adjudication. Thus the evidence was sufficient to sustain appellant's conviction of feloniously operating a motor vehicle on May 24, 1999 after being declared a habitual offender.

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BUDNICK v. BUDNICK

The trial court did not err in adopting the commissioner's report; in its equitable distribution award, including a separate monetary award to wife; in its refusal to impute income to wife; or in its award of attorney's fee to wife.

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Cooner v. Cooner

The trail court did not err in finding a material change of circumstances that warranted a review of the custody of G.C. and B.C., giving undue influence to the preferences of G.C. and B.C., and finding the evidence sufficient to award custody of N.B and T.B. to husband, who was a non-parent.

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Beale v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in failing to make such a finding or in admitting the testimony of a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.

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Gray v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence was sufficient for the trial court to find that appellant willfully, wantonly and culpably inflicted serious injury on his son such that he demonstrated a reckless disregard for human life.

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Mattingly v. McCrystal

The trial court erred in awarding attorney's fees contrary to the parties binding contractual agreement, decision reversed.

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Hicks v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in the trial court's pretrial amendment of the indictment or its final judgment finding appellant guilty of statutory burglary.

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WILLIAMS STEEL ERECTION COMPANY, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

The Circuit Court of Prince William County applied the wrong legal standard to the exercise of its discretionary powers. Case is reversed and remanded with direction to entertain appellant's Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint seeking to substitute VAC's name as a party-respondent.

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McKenney v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant's motions were filed more than twenty-one days after the entry of the final sentencing order entered on December 18, 2001, the trial court did not err in dismissing for lack of jurisdiction appeallant's motion to modify his sentence and to reconsider the denial of his motion to withdraw his guilty plea.

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Sheppard v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in denying appellant's motion to strick the Commonwealth's evidence as to the charge of statutory burglary.

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Hicks v. COMMONWEALTH

Sufficient evidence supports appellant's conviction of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. The trial court did not err in convicting appelant for this offense.

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Wyche v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in finding that the victim's death was caused by appellant's unlawful and criminally negligent conduct.

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Williams v. COMMONWEALTH

Credible evidence supports the trial court's verdice of attemtped robbery in violation of Code §§ 18.2-26 and 18.2-58.

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Branch v. COMMONWEALTH

Evidence sufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that appellant maliciously and intentionally struck the victim in the face without provacation with the intent to inflict serious injury.

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Emerick v. COMMONWEALTH

Evidence was sufficient to prove appellant accomplished the sodomy by "force, treat or intimidation."

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WILLIAMS v. COMMONWEATH

Evidence was sufficient to prove appellant possessed cocaine with the intent to distribute it. Police properly impounded the vehicle appellant was driving because he could neither produce proof of ownership nor a valid driver's license.

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