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Agency Must Pay Hospital’s Legal Fees (access required)

A Chesapeake Circuit Court orders the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance to pay a hospital’s legal fees in the parties’ dispute over reimbursement for medical services provided by the hospital to Medicaid patients. A party has substantially prevailed on the ...

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City, church agree on just compensation for taking property – $3,700,000 Settlement (access required)

The City of Chesapeake originally sought to condemn an 8,147 square foot parcel of land in fee together with drainage, utility and temporary construction easements for the improvement of Dominion Boulevard. The land sought to be acquired by the city ...

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Newspaper defamed school principal and his son, jury finds – $3,000,000 Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 18, 2009, The Virginian-Pilot published a news article, authored by Louis Hansen, about Phillip Webb, a public school assistant principal, and his son, a student in the same school system. Plaintiff alleged the defendant newspaper falsely implied that ...

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State Employee Wins Reinstatement & Back Pay (access required)

A Chesapeake Circuit Court reinstates with back pay a Department of Corrections captain who was fired after testing positive for marijuana. Petitioner appeals a final decision upholding his termination from the Department of Corrections for a positive marijuana result to ...

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Corrections officer fired after positive test for marijuana – $120,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a former captain at the Indian Creek Correctional Center in Chesapeake, was randomly selected for urinalysis testing in December 2008, his 15th drug test since joining the agency in 1994. Several days later, the human resources department was advised ...

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State employee fired after drug test wins reinstatement, back pay (access required)

A Chesapeake judge has reinstated with back pay a Department of Corrections captain who was fired after testing positive for marijuana. The employer ran afoul of its own drug-testing policy, according to the court’s decision on appeal from the state ...

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