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Tag Archives: Judge Susan L. Whitlock

Ass’n had to hire new company to complete contractor’s work (access required)

Association contracted with defendant contractor to make repairs to dams and underwater pipes for $833,000. Contractor completed part of the work, had billed association for 85 percent of the contract price, was paid, and then demanded payment of 10 percent ...

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Jury awards full amount of unpaid wages to former jeweler – $185,000 Verdict (access required)

In 2007, long-time jeweler Ralph Brown told his friend, Robert “Buddy” Goodnight, that he was planning to close his jewelry store and retire. Brown told Goodnight a liquidator had given him a value of $483,000 as to what he would ...

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Under scrutiny: Tough cases put police, prosecutors at odds (access required)

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In most courthouses, there is a friendly and cooperative relationship between law enforcement officers and the prosecutors who put on their evidence in court. After all, the officers and the state’s lawyers share the common goal of bringing the bad ...

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Woman died from severe blood loss after childbirth – Defense Verdict (access required)

The decedent was a 33-year-old pregnant woman who presented to a hospital on Nov. 4, 2007, at 41 and 6/7 weeks with ruptured membranes and mild contractions. The defendant obstetrician ordered the administration of pitocin to stimulate labor. Later that ...

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Dec action dismissed as part of police shooting settlement – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

This case arose out of the shooting of Patricia Cook by Officer Daniel Harmon-Wright of the Culpeper Police Department. Cook’s husband qualified as administrator of her estate, and sued Harmon-Wright for wrongful death. That case was stayed pending Harmon-Wright’s criminal ...

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