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Court Can Hear Dec Action on POA (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court has personal, subject matter and territorial jurisdiction over plaintiff lawyer’s complaint for a declaratory judgment regarding his rights and responsibilities under powers of attorney allegedly executed by defendants, who inherited real estate in Lebanon and who ...

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Baby stillborn during breech delivery at home – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 38-year-old woman, was a patient of defendants’ obstetric practice. She saw the defendant doctor regularly throughout her pregnancy with her fourth child. On Sept. 27, 2006, plaintiff – then at the gestational age of 38 weeks, 2 days ...

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Asperger’s syndrome, liens are factors in traffic case – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant’s trash truck pulled from a stop sign into the path of plaintiff’s vehicle and caused a T-bone crash. Plaintiff suffered from Asperger’s syndrome, and the defense contended that he failed to pay full time and attention at the time ...

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Condo Association Can’t Assess ‘Paperwork’ Fines (access required)

A condominium association for a low-income public housing complex does not have authority under its Master Deed, its Bylaws or under Va. Code § 55-79.80:2 to assess more than $20,000 in fines against a plaintiff tenant for failing to properly ...

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Writ of Habeas Corpus Granted on Petitioner’s Strickland Claim (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court grants a writ of habeas corpus on petitioner’s Strickland claim based on his assertion that he would not have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drug possession had his lawyer not advised him the conviction would not affect ...

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