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Tort claims against churches go forward (access required)

On remand from the Virginia Supreme Court, the demurrer and special pleas of defendant churches are overruled. Plaintiff’s claims for negligent hiring or retention, vicarious liability and negligent infliction of emotional distress can go forward. Motions from one of the churches to amend the style of this case and identify plaintiff are granted. Overview Doe alleged that when ...