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High school athlete injured in single-vehicle wreck – $75,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 16, was a passenger in his cousin’s vehicle. The vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. At the accident scene, the defendant allegedly apologized to the plaintiff, and told him that she had fallen asleep. Plaintiff ...

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Spotsylvania man sentenced for 12th DUI conviction (access required)

SPOTSYLVANIA — A Virginia man convicted for the 12th time in a drunken driving case will serve the maximum sentence. Media outlets report that 44-year-old David Marion Apraham of Spotsylvania received a seven-year sentence last Tuesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court.. ...

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Brain injury, depression blamed on minor collision – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a middle-aged woman who had immigrated to the United States as a young adult. She had received training and worked in fields as varied as bartending, clerical work, nail technician and real estate. Before the accident, she was ...

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Criminal – ‘Gambling Device’ – Free Spin Machines (access required)

Interpreting Virginia gaming statutes, a Spotsylvania County Circuit Court says that free spin machines operated by plaintiff business are illegal gambling devices. The parties both asked the court to interpret Va. Code §§ 18.2-325 and 18.2-325.1, as amended July 1, ...

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Sweet Stakes: Video sweepstakes games draw attention of prosecutors, legislators (access required)

Virginia prosecutors are looking for guidance from both judges and legislators as they face a proliferation of video sweepstakes games that some claim are illegal under the state’s gambling laws. While game operators contend they are in a “safe harbor” ...

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Driver suffers shoulder, back injuries in intersection crash – $115,000 Verdict (access required)

This case arose out of a motor vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Rollingwood Road and Courthouse Road in Spotsylvania County on April 27, 2008. Prior to impact, the plaintiff driver had been stopped at a red light ...

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Notice of hazard the issue in slip and fall at center – $11,000 Verdict (access required)

A Spotsylvania County jury returned a plaintiff’s verdict in a hotly contested slip-and-fall case against a local mall. The slip and fall took place on Nov. 19, 2006, in the Spotsylvania Mall. The plaintiff, a 17-year-old female, slipped as a ...

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