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Customer alleges decorator overcharged for furnishings – Defense Verdict (access required)

Defendant Buswell, an interior decorator operating as Unusual Interiors Ltd., entered into a home decorating contract with the plaintiff in 2006. More than $160,000 worth of furnishings were purchased. Plaintiff concluded he was being overcharged when he did an investigation ...

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Inmates injured in wreck while being transported – $195,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiffs were inmates in custody of Loudoun County sheriffs in transit to a Lynchburg facility due to overcrowding. Two vans transported 12 inmates, each secured with three-point shackles in locked cages on slick, unpadded seats without belts. Plaintiff alleged the ...

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15-year-old suffers eye injury, concussion from football – $275,000 Settlement (access required)

While at a birthday party for a mutual friend, the defendant 15-year-old boy threw a football at the plaintiff, also a 15-year-old boy. The end of the football struck the plaintiff’s right eye. The defendant testified during his deposition that ...

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Instructor disputes allegations of impropriety with students – $175,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff is a U.Va. PhD candidate who taught microbiology at Piedmont Virginia Community College as an adjunct instructor. One of his students complained to her mother about how the plaintiff conducted his classes and because he refused to give her ...

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Search & Seizure – Administrative Subpoena – University Research Records (access required)

An Albemarle County Circuit Court sets aside two Civil Investigative Demands filed by the Virginia Attorney General against a U.Va. professor because the Attorney General has not sufficiently stated, under an objective standard, the “nature of the conduct” that gives ...

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Civil Procedure – Misnomer – Name – Service Of Process (access required)

An Albemarle County Circuit Court says a plaintiff who attempted service on “Maggie Walker” cannot pursue her suit for injuries against “Ann Margaret Walker,” even though the plaintiff’s complaint identified the right defendant driver, vehicle and date of the incident. ...

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