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Tag Archives: Judge James P. Jones

Treatment showed no deliberate indifference (access required)

Where a prison doctor provided treatment and made decisions, based on his professional judgment, about what treatment a detainee who complained about hip and knee pain required, the doctor did not act with deliberate indifference towards the detainee. Background Nathaniel ...

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Claims proceed after DUI arrest of man with medical emergency (access required)

A man who was arrested for driving while under the influence after suffering a seizure induced by a brain tumor may proceed with malicious prosecution and false imprisonment claims against a Virginia state trooper, according to a decision from the ...

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Officer sued for arresting man suffering medical emergency (access required)

Where an individual was arrested for driving under the influence, but he claimed that he was suffering from a medical emergency at the time, no signs of drug or alcohol were apparent, he passed two breathalyzers and another motorist reported ...

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Malicious prosecution claim dismissed against housing authority (access required)

Where a malicious prosecution claim requires that the plaintiff obtained favorable termination of the underlying criminal prosecution, a woman’s claim that the Wise County Housing Authority brought false criminal charges against her was dismissed because the underlying state action was ...

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‘Surmise, speculation and conjecture’: No proof store had notice of spilled dog food (access required)

A federal court in Virginia has dismissed the claims of a plaintiff who claimed he slipped and fell on dog food that had spilled in a retail store aisle. Judge James P. Jones of the Western District of Virginia said ...

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