Lots of disputes this week, including some interesting cases in the construction industry. For example, a contractor hired to fix a pond for the City of Richmond wants the court to approve higher compensation because the project was allegedly more complicated than the City said it was. Plus a woman claims she tripped in the buffet line at a Piccadilly restaurant when her foot got entangled in a mat.
A semipro football team looks like it’s trying to form. Plus a few restaurateurs.
A wearable hooded towel, plus a neat new phone program to help companies when they put callers on hold and a patent at Capital One.
Capital One wants damages from a Richmond-based consultant. An architect tries to collect fees. A wrongful termination and defamation suit at Wellpoint. Meanwhile a former City Councilman has sued VCU and it’s current and former president. Plus A Valentines-Day slip and fall from 2009 and a plaintiff claims he cracked a tooth on an undercooked rice kernel at Taco Bell.
A new tile and marble company plus a few CPAs.
The partners of an apartment complex in Jackson Ward are feuding, while a brick company is trying to collect from a home builder. Plus a tourist claims she fell of a Segeway while on a tour and wants $2.5 million in damages.
A new restaurant on S. Laburnum Ave, a new vet in Chesterfield and a new architecture firm.
Lots of real-estate-related cases this week, and more fallout from Justin French. Plus a plaintiff wants $5 million from the Byrd Theater after a board gave way while he/she was cleaning the organ, which resulted in a loss of an eye.
A commercial real estate landmark in Western Henrico is close to getting a new tenant as a growing employer in Richmond looks to consolidate from three local offices into one.
Some neat names this week: Edible Blessings Bakery and Big Love Marketing Agency. Plus a new sound studio and real estate firm.