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Tag Archives: Tort

Eastern District of Va.: No immunity for sexual-assault accuser (access required)

In a defamation suit, Defendant Jane Roe was not entitled to immunity for her statements in university proceedings accusing Plaintiff John Doe of sexual assault, though the court advised that the issue could be revisited at a later stage. The ...

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Man, struck in crosswalk, was thrown into the air – $796,839 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 3, 2015, plaintiff was crossing a street outside of a crosswalk in Tysons Corner when he was struck by a SUV traveling approximately 25 mph. The impact caused plaintiff to be thrown into the air. Plaintiff was immediately ...

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Civil Practice – Motion to Dismiss – Defamation – Tortious Interference (access required)

McCray v. Infused Solutions LLC  (VLW No. 017-3-470, 13 pp.) (Doumar, J.) 4:14-civ-158; E.D. Va. Holding: Where plaintiff employee, a clerk placed at an Army recruiting center by the defendant subcontracting staffing agency, was terminated after a 90-day reprimand notice ...

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Hookah bar sued for manager’s failure to stop sexual assault – $225,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a young woman, patronized a Virginia Beach bar for several hours and be­came intoxicated. She was possibly drugged. The Plaintiff walked out of the bar and passed a nearby hoo­kah lounge. A bouncer working at the lounge approached her. ...

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