The Docket: Court Roundup for 12.21.10


The Docket is a listing of recent civil lawsuits filed in nearby courts that RBS believes are of interest to its readers. RBS is not implying guilt or innocence of either party or whether the claims alleged in each suit have any merit. It is merely a tool for local business people.

City of Richmond

Capers Catering, Inc. d/b/a Belmont Butchery v. Sausage Craft, L.L.C., Christopher Mattera and Brad Hemp
The plaintiff is seeking to prevent former employees from using its trade secrets, client lists and recipes and is asking for injunctive relief without bond and damages of [private] $275,000. (You can read about Sausage Craft in a BizSense story here.)
Law firm:  Hart  & Assoc.
Filed:  12/6/2010  CL10005094

Supermedia LLC f/k/a Idearc Media LLC v. J.A. Peregoy Construction Co. dba J.A. Peregoy Roofing dba J.A. Peregoy Roofing & Construction dba J.A. Peregoy
Plaintiff is seeking a judgment of $26,350.02 plus costs for payment of telephone services and directory advertising.
Law firm:  Legum & Wilk
Filed:  12/13/2010  CL10005212

Chloe Dee Noble-Brown, a/k/a Chloe Dee Noble v. Omni Center Corp.; Omni Center Corporation; Omni Center Corp. t/a Omni Richmond Hotels; Omni Center Corporation, t/a Omni Richmond Hotel; Omni Hotels Corporations; Omni Hotels Corp., Omni Hotels Management Corporation; Omni Corporation; Omni Corporation Virginia; Omni Hotels Delaware Management Corporation and TRT Holdings, Inc.
The plaintiff alleges she was sickened by food served at the hotel on Dec. 20, 2008, and is seeking a judgment of $75,000 and costs.
Law firm:  Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen
Filed:  12/13/2010  CL10005214

Essex Bank v. Bank of Hampton Roads t/a Gateway Bank & Trust Company
Plaintiff is charging the defendant with breach of contract and actual or constructive fraud and is seeking $2 million and punitive damages of $350,000.  The loans were made to Summit Avenue Development LLC, a Justin French company. (You can read about it in a BizSense story here.)
Law firm:  LeClairRyan
Filed:  12/13/2010   CL10005228

Essex Bank, a successor to the Bank of Goochland, N.A. and Select Bank v. Bank of Hampton Roads t/a Gateway Bank & Trust Company
Plaintiff is charging the defendant with breach of contract and actual or constructive fraud and is seeking $3 million and punitive damages of $350,000 to recover monies it lent to 3031 Norfolk Street, LLC,a Justin French company.
Law firm:  LeClairRyan
Filed:  12/13/2010  CL10005229

Adrian Carter v. The City of Richmond
Plaintiff tripped and fell over pipes on the sidewalk in front of 305 N. Robinson St. on Aug. 7 and is seeking damages of $1.5 million.
Law firm:  CowanGates
Filed:  12/15/2010  CL10005237

Anthony Bellio v. MGT Management, Inc.

Plaintiff was injured while walking around 110 S. 15 St. in Richmond on Dec. 16, 2008, and seeking damages of $1 million.
Law firm:  Tomlin & McKeen,
Filed:  12/15/2010  CL10005251

Michael A. Burstein v. Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Commonwealth Surgical Solutions, Inc.
Plaintiff received a hip replacement in Lynchburg in 2008 and alleges he received defective ASR hip and revision surgery and is seeking a judgment of $15 million.
Law firm:  MichieHamlett
Filed:  12/17/2010  CL10005275

Henrico County

Kelly E. Bevan v. GG Westend, LLC and Erik Smith
Plaintiff alleges injuries from fitness training in April 2010 and is seeking $250,000 compensatory damages and $250,000 punitive damages.
Law firm:  Coleman, Goots & Associates, LLP
Filed:  12/16/2010  CL10003638

Target Corporation v. Kellermeyer Building Services, LLC
Plaintiff is charging the defendant with breach of contract and negligence from injuries an employee sustained from a trash bin that struck her after being struck by the defendant’s scrubbing machine.  Plaintiff is seeking damages of $26,660.81 for each count.
Law firm:  Troutman Sanders
Filed:  12/16/2010  CL10003639

Chesterfield County

Atlantic Machinery And Equipment Inc. v. Logistics & Distributors
This is a garnishment with a balance of $9,124.57.
Law firm:  Corry & Corry
Filed:  11/30/2010  CL10003201

Crystal Seay DBA New Image Cleaning Service v. Miles Properties Inc., a foreign corporation, and MPI Lakewood, LLC DBA Regency Lakes
Plaintiff is charging a breach of contract and seeking payment for cleaning services she provided the defendant and is seeking a judgment of $28,600.
Law firm:  Law Offices of Sarah Ludlow McCurry
Filed:  11/30/2010  CL10003205

Franklin Federal Savings Bank v. James E. Higgins & Son, Contractor, Inc. f/k/a James E. Higgins Contractor, Inc. and James E. Higgins a/k/a James E. Higgins, Sr. and James E. Higgins, Jr.
Plaintiff is seeking damages of $675,866.66 and costs.
Law firm:  FloranceGordonBrown
Filed:  12/3/2010  CL10003248

Aalpha Forming Systems, Inc. v. Rastek Construction and Development Corporation; James River Concrete, Inc.; Leslie G. Davis; Kepley, Broscious & Biggs, P.L.C., Trustee; Union First Market Bank; Davis & Green, Inc.; Balzer and Associates, Inc.; and Richard L. Crowder Construction, Inc.
This is the request for an enforcement of a mechanic’s lien on a tract of land in the Clover Hill district.  The plaintiff made wall braces and is seeking a judgment of $16,094.40 plus interest and costs and the sale of the land in question to satisfy the lien.
Law firm:  Derek Rosser
Filed:  12/13/2010  CL10003321

Greenwood Motor Lines, Inc. a South Carolina corporation, d/b/a R+L Carriers v. Everdrive, LLC

Plaintiff is seeking a judgment of $1,299,105.39.
Law firm:  Williams, Mullen, Clark & Dobbins, P.C.
Filed:  12/13/2010  CL10003322

Latasha Monique Jones v. Mallard Cove Associates, L.P. f/k/a P.C. Associates, L.P. d/b/a Mallard Cove Apartments and Amurcon Corporation of Virginia
The plaintiff was a tenant of the defendant’s and tripped over a deep hole outside of her apartment, injuring herself on Sept. 15, 2009 and is seeking a judgment of $500,000.
Law firm:  Locke Partin DeBoer & Quinn
Filed:  12/14/2010  CL10003341

Stine Construction, LLC v. Prestige Construction Group, Inc.

This is a change of venue from Hopewell and motion for a bill of particulars on the original charge filed in July initiated by the defendant.  Plaintiff is seeking a judgment of $25,000 and interest.
Law firm:  Williams, Mullen
Filed:  12/14/2010  CL10003345

Franklin Federal Savings Bank v. Diamond Star Building Corporation and Jimmy L. Sink and Wendy M. Sink

The plaintiff is seeking two judgments of $1,082,596.44 plus interest and costs each from the corporation and the two guarantors.
Law firm:  FloranceGordonBrown
Filed:  12/14/2010  CL10003347

Frankie L. Barnes v. East End Resources Co.
Plaintiff slipped on an icy surface in the parking lot of the defendant’s shopping center on Dec. 20, 2009 and broke his ankle.  Plaintiff is seeking damages of $100,000.
Law firm:  Taylor Walker
Filed:  12/15/2010  CL10003351

U.S. District Court Virginia Eastern-

Ronald W. Walden Jr. v. Taubman Regency Square Associates LLC
Plaintiff seeks damages under the American with Disabilities Act. Plaintiff is diagnosed with Osteogenesis imperfecta and uses a wheelchair. Plaintiff claims he had difficulty accessing the goods and services at Regency Square Mall because of architectural barriers. Plaintiff seeks court order forcing the coliseum to alter the facilities to comply with ADA and award unspecified monetary damages.
Date Filed: 11/23/10
Law firm: Ku & Mussman P.A.

Ronald W. Walden Jr. v. Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and Richmond Coliseum Joint Venture LLC
Plaintiff seeks damages under the American with Disabilities Act. Plaintiff is diagnosed with Osteogenesis imperfecta and uses a wheelchair. Plaintiff claims he had difficulty accessing the goods and services at the Richmond Coliseum because of architectural barriers. Plaintiff seeks court order forcing the coliseum to alter the facilities to comply with ADA and award unspecified monetary damages.
Date Filed: 11/23/10
Law firm: Ku & Mussman P.A.

John M. Allen v. C.W. Wright Construction Company, Inc.
Plaintiff seeks relief for unpaid overtime wages. Plaintiff worked as a construction foreman for C.W. Wright Construction Company of Chester.
Date filed: 12/15/2010
Law firm: Marks & Harrison

Please send news tips to [email protected] [/private]

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz