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Author Archives: Jordan Bondurant

Claims struck by trial court remanded for damage award

The circuit court erred by striking plaintiff’s claims of excessive force, false arrest and illegal search against defendant police officer on the basis of sovereign and qualified immunity. Defendant did not challenge the jury’s findings that he was liable for ...

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019-7-238 – Petrova v. Leach

Petrova v. Leach, Record No. 0596-19-4, Dec. 27, 2019. CAV (Decker) from Fairfax Cir. Ct. (Smith). Demian J. McGarry for appellant, Alanna C. E. Williams for appellee. VLW 019-7-238, 13 pp. Unpublished. Full-Text Opinion

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Lawyer sued over laser treatment, defendants prevail – Defense verdict

Plaintiff, a lawyer, alleged that defendants negligently failed to advise her of all of the risks and potential complications of a cosmetic laser procedure. Plaintiff claimed that defendants disregarded contraindications to the procedure; as a result, plaintiff suffered permanent scarring, ...

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