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Tag Archives: Judge Jackson L. Kiser

Excessive force claims against arresting officer filed too late

Where a man sued an arresting officer for excessive force based on injuries allegedly suffered in July 2015, the suit was dismissed because it was filed beyond the two years applicable to § 1983 claims in Virginia. Background On July ...

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Restaurant owner waited too long before suing county

Where the plaintiff alleged county officials punished him when they granted other businesses an unfair advantage by allowing them to operate without septic systems, because the actions occurred in 2009 at the latest, the suit was filed beyond the tw0-year ...

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Dealer could not sue manufacturer over worsened product quality

An authorized dealer of defendants’ products who lost customers after defendants’ changes to the chemical composition of their product resulted in inferior product quality did not have any valid claims against the defendants because the dealer could not demonstrate that ...

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Revocation of limited-duty assignment claims time-barred

A postal worker could not sue for disability discrimination based on the revocation of the limited-duty assignment following a workplace accident because she failed to meet with an Equal Employment Office counselor within 45 days after receiving notice of the ...

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Employee’s remark shows likely actual notice of spill

Where the plaintiff and her boyfriend both testified an employee of the defendant stated a spill should have been cleaned up, a reasonable juror could conclude that statement demonstrated the defendant’s actual notice of the spill. Background On or about ...

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