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Traffic Offenses – DUI – Appeal Notice – Local Ordinance – Locality (access required)

A DUI defendant convicted under a local Virginia Beach ordinance had to name the locality, as an indispensable party, in his notice of appeal of the conviction, and the Supreme Court affirms dismissal of the appeal. The similarity of the ...

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Premises Liability – Landlord/Tenant Mold Remediation – Eye Mold (access required)

A tenant who alleges defendant landlord and property manager misrepresented that mold infestation in his apartment had been remediated, resulting in damage to him from mold growing in his eye and mold infestation of his personal property, can sue defendants ...

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Contract – Real Estate Commission – Statute Of Frauds – Brokerage Agreement (access required)

In this suit seeking a real estate commission, the Supreme Court of Virginia says a trial court erred when it sustained a demurrer to the real estate agency’s complaint on the ground that the claim for breach of an oral ...

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Court affirms lawyer discipline for ‘frivolous’ suit against doctor

The Supreme Court of Virginia will not second guess a decision to discipline a Falls Church lawyer for suing a doctor who never treated the lawyer’s client. The court decision comes in the case of Michael P. Weatherbee, who sued ...

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