Tag Archives: Judge John A. Gibney Jr.

Female servers harassed by manager entitled to compensatory damages (access required)

Three female servers at a restaurant, who alleged that they complained to the owner of the restaurant about repeated sexual harassment by one of their managers and were ultimately forced to resign as a result of the harassment, were entitled ...

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Richmond police’s training materials do not reflect deliberate indifference (access required)

The City of Richmond is not liable for the death of a man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer because its training materials did not reflect deliberate indifference, as required to impose liability on the city. The case will ...

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Failure to perform settlement agreement was breach of contract (access required)

Defendants, who partnered with plaintiff to develop a community and, as part of a settlement agreement following the project’s collapse, agreed to assume plaintiff’s obligations under a loan taken out to finance the project, committed breach of contract by failing ...

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Virginia prosecutor beats malicious prosecution suit (access required)


A federal judge has dismissed malicious prosecution and related claims against a Virginia commonwealth’s attorney who initiated an election fraud investigation against a candidate for sheriff. The judge also terminated similar charges against a state police detective. U.S. District Judge ...

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Pipeline company awarded easements in default (access required)

Where a pipeline company was unable to obtain necessary easements through an agreement with the affected landowners, and the affected landowners failed to respond to the company’s complaint in condemnation, the company was entitled to take possession of the easements ...

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Investigation revealed color discrimination claim (access required)

An employee’s claim of discrimination on the basis of color was allowed to proceed because it was reasonably related to the race discrimination charge she had brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the investigation of that charge put ...

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