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Parties in t-bone wreck enter high-low agreement – $42,500 Verdict (access required)

On June 7, 2012, the defendant attempted a left-turn into a shopping center and turned in front of the plaintiff causing a t-bone collision. The defendant testified in her deposition that the plaintiff was speeding. The defendant was given a ...

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Results are mixed when college police make arrests beyond school boundaries (access required)

Cop overstepping

The client’s tale of woe begins with a traffic stop near a college campus. A driver had too much to drink, or an officer discovered illegal drugs. But wait, the client says. The traffic stop was made by a campus ...

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Plaintiff Can Access Police Investigation Records (access required)

In a plaintiff’s suit involving a charge that he failed to make a right-hand turn signal, the Richmond Circuit Court will resolve a discovery dispute by allowing plaintiff discovery of an internal affairs investigation through documents provided by defendant for ...

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Plaintiff suffered bowel leak following surgery – $850,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 45-year-old man who had managed the symptoms of diverticulitis conservatively with antibiotics for approximately 10 years. After a severe flare-up that required hospitalization, he was referred to the defendant general surgeon for consideration of sigmoid resection. ...

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Veterans, Unemployment Benefits Exempt from Creditor (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court dismisses a judgment creditor’s garnishment action against a debtor who has properly claimed exemptions in veteran’s benefits and unemployment benefits. The creditor cited as authority Roe & Assocs. v. White, No. CL 04S-1656, 71 Va. Cir. ...

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