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Both drivers in two-vehicle accident were negligent, jury finds – $384,853 Verdict (access required)

On Sept. 19, 2009, the plaintiffs, E. Wilkes and G. Wilkes (both 18 at the time of the accident), were passengers in a vehicle driven by co-defendant Linder westbound on Route 10 in Chesterfield County.  Linder t-boned a work van ...

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Police officer accused of battery during traffic stop – $250,000 Verdict (access required)

Wesley Moore, a 20-year veteran Richmond police officer, filed suit against a junior patrol officer arising from events following a traffic stop. While the plaintiff disputed the basis for the traffic stop, the court determined the stop was legitimate – ...

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Husband’s use of joint accounts upheld (access required)

A high-earning husband did not have to reimburse marital accounts used to pay temporary spousal support and his legal expenses after the parties separated, according to a new decision by the Court of Appeals of Virginia. The husband’s payments – ...

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Back problems persist after rear-ender with tractor-trailer – $921,948 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was rear-ended on March 3, 2010, on I-95 N in Richmond. She was stopped in traffic when a 2007 Kenworth tractor-trailer, operated by defendant driver, struck the rear of her 2008 Honda Accord. The investigating state trooper charged defendant ...

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Bankruptcy Stay May Apply to Claims (access required)

In an appeal from the general district court in an unlawful detainer action, the Richmond Circuit Court will stay defendant’s motion to consolidate defendant’s pending claims in another case with this case, pending determination of whether defendant’s claims are subject ...

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Claim Form Admissible at FELA Trial (access required)

In a railroad worker’s suit under the Federal Employers Liability Act, a Richmond Circuit Court denies plaintiff’s motion in limine to prevent defendant railroad from introducing into evidence statements made by plaintiff’s treating physician in a “Supplemental Disability Claim Form.” ...

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