Banks are all over the Docket this week trying to collect from developers and even each other. Plus some small business squabbles.
Three local companies declared bankruptcy this week, including the owner of a truck stop and motel near Kings Dominion and the owner of an 84-acre undeveloped tract of land, a trailer park and a Mexican restaurant.
New permit for a jelly and jam company, plus new construction firms and some retail.
Lots of businesses trying to collect unpaid bills, plus an unusually high number of slip and falls (the usual defendants, McDonald’s, Martin’s super market …) And a handful of medical malpractice, including one against a doctor and HCA for operating on the wrong side of the plaintiff’s brain.
A new Cheese Steak on Parham, plus a new candle store and a business called The Nutty Virginian.
Mostly industrial patents this week, including packaging innovations from MeadWestvaco and Philip Morris.
A burly Docket this week. A lender is trying to recover $7 million from an operator of apartments. Plus a plaintiff claims he brought smoke-damaged clothes to a dry cleaners that were then destroyed in a fire. And a patron at Kings Dominion claims a ride ran over his foot.
A neat one this week: Central Virginia Relic Hunters Association. Plus a new law firm and some new restaurants.
A commercial landlord with property on West Broad Street is trying to garnish wages to collect back rent. Plus several sexual harassment and discrimination suits. And a lender is trying to collect half a million dollars from a Richmond biotech firm.
New restaurants and new contractors. Best name: Hawkeye Racing Graphics.