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Tag Archives: Charlottesville Circuit Court

Discipline Warning Upheld for Healthcare Worker (access required)

A respiratory therapist who received a Step 3 warning for failure to update spreadsheets related to smoking cessation cannot overturn a hearing officer decision upholding the disciplinary notice, a Charlottesville Circuit Court holds. The question in this case is whether ...

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Fired Systems Engineer’s Grievance Fails (access required)

A systems engineer terminated by UVa Medical Center for multiple instances of failing to meet performance expectations and for insubordination cannot overturn his termination by challenging a hearing officer’s factual findings during his grievance procedure, which the Charlottesville Circuit Court ...

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Detectives’ Delayed Questioning Was Legal (access required)

Police who obtained defendant’s waiver of his rights when they arrested him for first-degree murder in Spotsylvania County, and who then ceased substantive questioning when defendant indicated he wanted to rest as the detectives drove him to Charlottesville, saying he ...

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Informant Brought Own Stash to Controlled Buy (access required)

Although a police informant previously was reliable, he violated his contract with police by surreptitiously possessing cocaine just prior to his controlled buy from defendant, which police did not discover until they searched the informant’s car again after the buy ...

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Payment received 4 months victim’s family settled with state – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 71-year-old African American man, was a patient at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville in the fall of 2012, where he was being treated for symptoms following a stroke that had occurred in the summer of ...

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