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Landlord tries to recover from tenant’s guarantor – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff landlord, Reese Merrifalls LLC, sought to hold defendant guarantor, Ray Park, liable under a lease guaranty dated May 17, 2002. The term of theA lease defendant guaranteed was until May of 2007, with an option to extend for five ...

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Construction zone collision causes brain injury – $1,600,000 Settlement (access required)

A wreck occurred as the plaintiff, a 52-year-old executive, was driving northbound on Dumfries Road in Fairfax County, a divided primary highway with a speed limit of 55 miles per hour. A landscaping company truck pulled out from a side ...

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With No Interest In Debt, Bank Can’t Foreclose (access required)

Although the record is clear that defendant bank cannot enforce the missing note as a negotiable instrument due to its violation of Va. Code § 8.3A-309, this does not extinguish plaintiff’s debt or prohibit foreclosure; but the Fairfax Circuit Court ...

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Infant settlement procedures get an overhaul in Fairfax (access required)

Some Northern Virginia judges and lawyers are taking a fresh look at what had been a routine procedure intended to protect the rights of children when settling their civil claims. In Loudoun and Fairfax Counties, judges have decided that, in ...

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Jury trial waiver forfeited in scheduling order (access required)

Lawyers disillusioned with mandatory arbitration are writing jury waiver clauses into their commercial contracts. But the lawyer must be careful not to waive the client’s contractual right to a bench trial when the lawyer goes to court for a routine ...

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Subcontractor for linguists contends regs were ignored – $2,858,463 Verdict (access required)

L-3 Communication Services Inc., the prime contractor to a government contract, refused to pay interim variance indirect rate invoices to a subcontractor, Thomas Computer Solutions LLC (TCS), until the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) conducted a final audit. This stance ...

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Domestic Relations – Divorce – Spouse’s Dependent Visa (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court denies husband’s request for a divorce on the grounds of desertion or a one-year separation, based on his wife’s continued presence in India, because wife contends husband has refused to renew her H-4 Dependent Visa, and ...

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Unemployment Comp – Misconduct – Restaurant Inspections (access required)

A manager of a Pizza Hut who was terminated after his restaurant repeatedly failed health inspections cannot collect unemployment benefits as his termination resulted from misconduct, says a Fairfax Circuit Court. Claimant, despite knowledge that additional inspections were scheduled after ...

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Civil Procedure – Personal Jurisdiction – Va. Long-Arm Statute (access required)

A Virginia plaintiff won a default judgment in his suit against the two daughters of a woman who formerly lived with him, on his civil conspiracy claim alleging the daughters used some of the over $1 million the woman misappropriated ...

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