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Attorney’s fees sanctions awarded to defendant (access required)

Even though a non-party funded defendant’s litigation costs, the court awards defendant attorney’s fees sanctions. Background Defendant Gebreyessus moved for sanctions against plaintiff and counsel. Plaintiff seeks reconsideration of the court’s ruling that granted Gebreyessus’ motion for sanctions against plaintiff ...

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Judge says no portraits in courtrooms for criminal trials (access required)

A Fairfax judge has declared that when he presides over jury trials of criminal defendants, such trials “shall proceed in a courtroom devoid of portraits in the furtherance of justice.” Fair trial concerns “The Court has before it the question ...

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Man backed up car into woman, causing broken wrist in fall — $500,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury/car crash Injuries alleged: Right wrist fractures, femoral neck fracture in right hip, elevated liver enzyme levels, inflammation of the gallbladder Name of case: Virginia Portner v. Ramesh Mansukhani Court: Circuit Court for Fairfax County Case ...

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Man suffered neck injury as result of wreck on I-495 — $187,500 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury/car crash Injuries alleged: Herniation of C6-C7 vertebrae of neck Name of case: A.H. v. Y.N. Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Case no.: 2018-8660 Date resolved: 02/04/2020 Special damages: $106,875.81 in medical bills (contested) Verdict or ...

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No guardianship where living father still has legal custody (access required)

A minor child’s maternal grandparents cannot be appointed as the child’s guardians because her father is alive and has legal custody of the child. Overview Petitioners are the maternal grandparents of a 15-year-old child whose mother died in 2012. She ...

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Housing commission can subpoena records in bias case (access required)

Where respondent Fairfax Human Rights Commission issued a subpoena duces tecum for petitioner Capital Investment Advisors relating to racial discrimination in an apartment complex, the court, on the commission’s motion to reconsider, now concludes that the commission has subpoena power when ...

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