Tag Archives: Clarke County Circuit Court

Speech unleashed: Defamation claim against planning official dismissed (access required)

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A local planning commissioner has immunity from a defamation suit filed by a lawyer who was seeking approval for a dog rescue operation, a Virginia circuit court says. The commissioner lived less than a mile from the proposed kennel and ...

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College student’s cognitive struggles linked to 1999 accident – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 15, 1999, a tractor-trailer operated by the defendant truck driver crossed over the center line of Route 340 in Clarke County, and ran nearly head-on into a Toyota Corolla driven by the plaintiff’s father.  The truck driver had ...

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