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Res Judicata Bars Suit Against Law Firm (access required)

After another circuit court sustained pleas in bar filed by defendants in this lawsuit, preventing three claims relating to defendant’s representation of plaintiffs of a decedent’s estate from going forward, the Richmond Circuit Court says the current suit is barred ...

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Court Orders FOIA Response by VDOT (access required)

Although respondent Virginia Department of Transportation says this FOIA petitioner will be able to impermissibly obtain personnel information if VDOT provides the Position Numbers petitioner seeks, the Hanover Circuit Court says FOIA does not contemplate exemptions arising from a petitioner’s ...

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Court Won’t Apply ‘Notice’ Requirements (access required)

A Wise County Circuit Court says Tennessee notice requirements do not apply in this personal injury suit against a cardiology practice group, as choice-of-law rules make clear that Virginia law governs this case. Since plaintiff filed this action in Virginia, ...

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Supervisor Not Liable for ‘No-Show’ Worker (access required)

A Norfolk city agency cannot collect contract damages against the supervisor of a “no-show” employee for the money the agency paid the absent employee, a Norfolk Circuit Court says. The court overrules defendant’s demurrer on three grounds: that the contract ...

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