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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court – Western District

Court Affirms Lifting Automatic Stay (access required)

After debtor received multiple opportunities to comply with bankruptcy court directives, the bankruptcy court did not err in lifting the automatic stay and dismissing her chapter 13 petition, says a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court. Court orders The bankruptcy court dismissed petitioner’s ...

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Rear-End Collision Goes to Jury on Contrib (access required)

In plaintiff’s personal injury action against the driver of a semi-trailer truck that rear-ended her SUV on Interstate 81 in Frederick County, traveling during snow and freezing rain, the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion for summary judgment alleging ...

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Diabetic Ex-Inmate’s Third-Party Contract Claim Fails (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to Southern Health Partners Inc., a provider of medical services to inmates at the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Regional Jail, on a former prisoner’s claim regarding denial of insulin during his incarceration based on his ...

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Judge facing ethics charge now accused of contempt (access required)

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A Virginia judge fighting ethics charges for advocating on behalf of his wife is now accused of contempt of court for actions he took to advocate on his own behalf. Just ten days after the state’s Judicial Inquiry and Review ...

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Resolution of umbrella coverage allows settlement to paraplegic – $2.8 Million Settlement (access required)

In June 2015, Tan­ya Dombrosky, 16, crashed her Hyundai Veloster in Botetourt County, hitting a tree and rolling the car. Lia­bility was not seriously contested. Her unre­strained passenger, Matthew Green, 17, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered a fractured ...

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