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No Absolute Immunity for Water Authority (access required)

Defendant Western Virginia Water Authority is a municipal corporation with no absolute sovereign immunity, and a landowner may sue the Authority for damages allegedly caused by the Authority’s negligent maintenance and operation of a sanitary sewer line; although the Roanoke ...

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Inverse Condemnation from Bridge Project (access required)

A Wythe County Circuit Court says a VDOT construction project to expand an I-77 bridge damaged petitioners’ farm property because it affected their access easement and directed water onto their property, creating erosion ditches, and the owners are entitled to ...

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Engineering Firm Collects Fees for Site Plan (access required)

An engineering firm that did not have correct information and failed to site defendant’s Louisa County tire recycling plant in the service area for Dominion Virginia Power, can collect $18,160 in attorney’s fees after its successful mechanic’s lien action to ...

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