Quantcast
Home (page 5)

Tag Archives: Supreme Court of Virginia

Distinct proof standards for successor-liability theories (access required)

In prior litigation, Plaintiff La Bella Dona Skin Care Inc. won a substantial aggregate judgment against its former employees (judgment debtors) and their new, competing business, Bon Air Med Spa LLC. The judgment debtors were represented by the law firm ...

Read More »

“Original purchase price” included improvements (access required)

Defendant Virginia Department of Transportation properly offered reconveyance of acquired property at the price paid for land and improvements, even though it had removed the improvements in the interim, the court held. Plaintiff David Kalergis owned a 55-acre farm in ...

Read More »

Exigent circumstances justified search despite defective warrant (access required)

The Supreme Court held that, despite an invalid warrant, officers did not need a warrant to break up an ongoing “meth cook” at Appellee James Campbell’s home. On August 6, 2014, Investigator James Begley received multiple phone calls from a ...

Read More »

Hearing Period’s Expiration Doesn’t Warrant Dismissal (access required)

The Supreme Court affirmed Appellant Joseph Boyd Rickman’s civil-commitment order, even though the required probable-cause hearing took place outside the statutory hearing timeframe. In contemplation of Rickman’s impending release from custody on numerous child sex-crime convictions, the Commonwealth petitioned to ...

Read More »