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Officer’s Driving Was ‘Grossly Negligent’ (access required)

In this personal injury suit involving a collision with defendant police officer’s  vehicle travelling at excessive speed, without emergency lights, to respond to a drunk-in-public complaint involving a person in her own home, the Lee County Circuit Court concludes the ...

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Witnesses Struck for Late Disclosure (access required)

In a woman’s suit for injuries from falling down the stairs at the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion to exclude from defendant WMATA’s witness list individuals not identified within the discovery deadlines; disclosure of ...

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‘Actual Knowledge’ is Standard for Gas Utility (access required)

In this personal injury suit arising from a carbon monoxide incident at an apartment in Blacksburg, a Richmond Circuit Court denies summary judgment to defendant utility that supplied the natural gas hot water heating equipment in the apartment. Defendant Atmos ...

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Accident Report Was Not ‘Learned Treatise’ (access required)

In these consolidated wrongful death actions alleging defective design of defendant Honeywell International’s autopilot system, the Supreme Court of Virginia reverses a defense verdict because the trial court erred in admitting an investigative report as a “learned treatise,” allowing the ...

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