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Default Judgment Vacated for Defective Service (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court vacates a default judgment entered against defendant on a contract claim, as plaintiff failed to effect personal service at the Norfolk address where defendant has lived since 1990 and constructive service on defendant was defective because ...

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Drywall Installers Face Building Code Claims (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court preparing to try homeowners’ claims against defendant installers of defective Chinese drywall will exclude evidence of negligence by other defendants who may have settled their claims in multi-district litigation in federal court and will prohibit installer ...

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Forms over substance: Agency can’t retract payments by claiming paperwork errors (access required)

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services has been rebuffed in two different cases in its efforts to get back money it paid for services rendered through Medicaid. In cases from Fairfax and Norfolk, DMAS sought to retract payments of ...

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Contractor shot while staying at hotel provided by employer – Defense Verdict (access required)

Kamco Services Inc., a contractor based near Richmond, was hired by Norfolk Public Schools to perform renovation work. For several months, plaintiff Hunter Clay and other contractors stayed at the Econo Lodge in the 800 block of N. Military Hwy. ...

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Mother backed car into father during child visitation exchange – $150,000 Verdict (access required)

In a child visitation exchange gone wrong, plaintiff father claimed defendant mother was angered that he had cut one of the children’s hair during the weekend visit. Plaintiff’s testimony was that mother called the father a “retard” and stated to ...

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Heel fracture not diagnosed after auto accident – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 57-year-old male, was involved in a high-speed, head-on motor vehicle accident on Oct. 4, 2006. He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, including intra-abdominal bleeding requiring emergency surgery and a bowel resection. Pre-operatively, numerous radiology ...

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