Tag Archives: Judge Charles E. Poston

Registered nurse slipped, fell at resort in Virginia Beach – $485,000 Settlement (access required)

This is a slip and fall injury case arising out of an incident at the Holiday Inn and Suites North Beach on Atlantic Avenue at the Oceanfront. The plain­tiff was a registered nurse visiting the Vir­ginia Beach resort area from ...

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Women suffered brain injury from rear-ender – $100,000 Settlement (access required)

The plain­tiff suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when she was rear-ended while waiting to merge onto a busy road during the morning rush hour in Vir­ginia Beach. The defendant claimed that the impact was a low-speed tap which was ...

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School Control Statute Not Valid, Court Says (access required)

Plaintiff Norfolk City School Board wins summary judgment in Norfolk Circuit Court in this declaratory judgment action challenging the constitutionality of a state statute creating the Opportunity Educational Institution Board in the executive branch of the government, which has been ...

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TARP Limit on Exec Severance is ‘Taking’ (access required)

A former bank president is not barred from suing for severance pay under his 2008 contract by federal regulation restricting “golden parachute” payments to top executives of banks that accepted TARP financial assistance, as did defendant banks; the Norfolk Circuit ...

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No Venue Change for Subcontractor’s Fraud Claim (access required)

In this suit by a subcontractor hired by defendant demolition company to remove epoxy coating from a concrete floor at Camp Peary, Va., the Norfolk Circuit Court says venue is permissible in Norfolk as to plaintiff’s fraud claim and defendant’s ...

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FELA Lung Cancer Case Stays in Norfolk (access required)

In a retired railroad engineer’s FELA suit alleging he developed lung cancer from asbestos and/or diesel exhaust exposure, a Norfolk Circuit Court rejects defendant railroads’ request to dismiss the case because Ohio or Pennsylvania courts would be a more convenient ...

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