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WDVA: Restitution doesn’t preclude civil damages (access required)

A victim already entitled to restitution via criminal proceedings could still seek civil damages for the defendant's abusive sexual contact, though restitution would be offset by the amount awarded. Background All that remains of this employment case is a single, state-law claim of assault and battery against incarcerated defendant Joshua Linkous. Plaintiff Carla Clehm previously alleged Title ...