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Civil sexual assault claims go forward

Where defendant’s demurrer asserts that plaintiff’s civil claims for sexual assault and battery, and aggravated sexual assault and battery fall under the tort of assault and battery, the demurrer is overruled because “Virginia law recognizes individual torts of sexual assault ...

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No actionable statement in defamation per se claim

Where a plaintiff asserted claims for defamation per se and insulting words against a bank and its attorney, but did not identify any actionable statements in a letter the attorney sent to the plaintiff, defendants’ demurrers are granted and plaintiff ...

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No jurisdiction over suit vs. unemployment commission

Where a man alleged that his due process rights were violated because the Virginia Employment Commission, or VEC, had not processed his November 2021 claim, but failed to establish the court had subject matter jurisdiction, his suit was dismissed. Background ...

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