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Tag Archives: Charlottesville Circuit Court

Attorney’s fees awarded in statue removal case (access required)

Where the court has previously ruled that the Charlottesville City Council took actions contrary to Code § 15.2-1812, which prohibits local authorities from disturbing or interfering with war memo­rials, plaintiffs are the prevailing parties and are entitled to attorney’s fees ...

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City council members immune in monument case (access required)

Charlottesville city council members are statutorily immune from plaintiffs’ claims arising from a series of votes relating to the removal, sale and covering up of statutes of two Civil War generals in city parks. The defendant council members’ actions did ...

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Lee and Jackson statues are monuments and memorials (access required)

Statues erected in the city of Charlottesville of Civil War General Robert E. Lee and Lt. General Thomas Jonathon Jackson are “monuments or memorials,” as mentioned in Code § 15.2-1812, says a 16th Judicial Circuit Court judge. Plaintiffs moved for ...

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Heart procedures left woman with decreased function – $1.1 Million Settlement (access required)

At the time of the events in question in 2013, plaintiff was 52 and had been totally and permanently disabled for approximately a decade from multiple health conditions including a cardiac condition. After multiple cardiac catherizations and stenting, plaintiff presented ...

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Man’s foot run over at construction site – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured when his foot and ankle were run over by a heavy vehicle on a construction site. He suf­fered no broken bones and required no surgeries, but developed Complex Region­al Pain Syndrome in his foot and heel. As ...

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