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Tag Archives: Judge Jan L. Brodie

High court provides primer on preserving objections (access required)

A major brain injury claim that drew a small verdict from a Fairfax County jury provided an opportunity for the Supreme Court of Virginia to offer guidance to lawyers on preserving objections in a trial court record. The auto accident ...

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Contract Case Meant for Texas Courts (access required)

Under a “Sales Teaming Agreement” between defendant Project Resource Consulting LLC (PRC) and plaintiff ITech Consulting Group Inc. Texas law would govern the Agreement, and further, the Fairfax Circuit Court does not have personal jurisdiction over defendant PRC, a New ...

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Pedestrian hit on store sidewalk recovers for emotional injuries – $324,000 Verdict (access required)

On March 9, 2007, the vehicle driven by the defendant approached a set of parking spaces in front of a gas-station convenience store. The defendant did not stop, ran over the curb onto the sidewalk in front of store, and ...

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Court Approves Dealer’s Service Center (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court upholds the decision of the commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles rejecting Springfield Toyota’s challenge to Page Toyota’s plans to open a Toyota Certified Service Center (TCSC) within the same Relative Market Area (RMA) in ...

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Nurse sexually assaults patient during pelvic exam – $400,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 25-year-old single woman, went to Inova Urgent Care for what she thought was a yeast infection. After signing in, she was accompanied to an exam room by a male nurse and told to disrobe. The nurse returned and ...

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Lawyer beats pro se malpractice lawsuit (access required)

The slightly built woman stands, apparently alone, on a busy corner in bustling Tysons Corner, Virginia. In the video she posted on YouTube, she is dwarfed by the office buildings behind her and appears in danger of being blown over ...

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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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