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Tag Archives: Hanover County Circuit Court

Jury returns defense verdict in gas station trip-and-fall case

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Fractured left hip Name of case: Grubb v. R.S. Link Inc. Court: Hanover County Circuit Court Case no.: CL20-2414 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge J. Overton Harris Date resolved: ...

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Plaintiffs lack standing to contest construction project

Where plaintiffs seek to enjoin construction of a distribution center located near their homes, they lack standing to do so because they have not alleged particularized injuries arising from the construction.  Plaintiffs are granted leave to amend their complaint to ...

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Discovery allowed in case with punitives

A plaintiff in a malicious prosecution case with a demand for punitive damages is entitled to discovery of the defendant’s net worth, a Virginia circuit judge has ruled. A defendant’s assets can be used as both a sword and shield ...

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Defendant gets attorney’s fees after plaintiff’s nonsuit

The court will award defendant the sanction of a $4,000 attorney’s fee pursuant to Code § 8.01-271 after granting plaintiff’s motion to nonsuit. “Defendant’s motion for attorney’s fees … is granted. Defendant is awarded her reasonable attorney’s fees in the ...

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Woman suffered heel injury in T-bone collision – $1 Million Settlement

This was a personal injury case aris­ing from a motor vehicle collision in Hanover County on March 15, 2015. The plaintiff, 22 at the time, was driving home from the grocery store when the defendant ran a stop-sign and T-boned ...

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Plaintiffs claim earlier C-section would have prevented brain injury – Defense Verdict

The plaintiff mother, 39 weeks pregnant, presented to the hospital for an elective induction of labor on the evening of Aug. 9, 2011. Electronic fetal monitoring was initiated upon admission and continued throughout labor. The defendant OB/GYN treated the mother. ...

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