Plaintiff was driving south on US-13 on the Eastern Shore just after dusk. The defendant, John Casper, was operating a tractor-trailer tank truck leaving a customer and attempting to turn north onto US-13. Casper pulled across the southbound lanes blocking ...Read More »
Although an insurance agent testified that she used a Spanish translator go over each question on a policy application with defendant insured, a non-English speaker, including a question about household members over age 15, defendant testified that he did not ...Read More »
This case stems from an accident that happened on July 31, 2010, around 9:30 p.m. on U.S. 13 in Accomac, just north of the intersection with Daugherty Road. The roadway in this area is not lighted. As defendant was driving ...Read More »
After years of delay and planning, a Virginia Supreme Court-designed electronic filing system is finally rolling out this month, as other courts cautiously dip toes in the water by using private vendors to provide the interface between the courthouse and ...
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The Accomack Circuit Court applies the “source of duty rule” and says a couple who alleges defendant contractor drew payment but never finished building their new home, may sue for breach of contract, but not for fraudulent inducement. The fraud ...Read More »
A former county finance director cannot use Dillon’s Rule to overturn his termination after a transfer and a reduction in force; an Accomack County Circuit Court upholds the decision of the county administrator that this complaint is not grievable under ...Read More »
An Accomack County judge has rejected a challenge to real estate assessments in the county brought under a seldom-used law. Virginia Code § 58.1-3003 requires a commonwealth’s attorney to appeal “an order for the imposition of taxes” by a local ...
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