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The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.3.12

More suits against SportsQuest and this time defendants are coming after Chesterfield County, too. Plus more contractor disputes and a homeowners association wants the developer of a subdivison to pay taxes and hand over the common area. And in Richmond, a building inspector is suing for an accident that occurred while on an inspection.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 4.26.12

Lots of landlord collections: One is chasing $40,000 from the business formerly known as “Suitable for Framing” and another is trying to get $300,000 from two restaurant at Regency including from a local BBQ joint. Plus SunTrust is chasing a bunch of LLC’s. Another mechanic’s lien at SportsQuest. And a patron claims she was injured at a local rock climbing wall and is seeking $20 million.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 4.25.12

A local inventor is trying to patent a new type of grip for golf putters. And for all those menthol cigarette fans out there, Philip Morris has a new patent just for you.

New Business Licenses: 4.20.12

A new cycling shop and new restaurants around town this week. And the interesting new business names of the week: Smiling Racoon and 4th and Long Foundation.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 4.19.12

A packed docket this week: a local bank wants a receiver appointed for a new Henrico hotel, claiming it hasn’t been paid millions that it lent. Plus a dispute between a chef and Bookbinder’s restaurant. And an unusual lease squabble involving a tenant who claims she was shot by another tenant, and then not allowed to break her lease, even though she’d been shot by a tenant the leasing company allowed in the building. And a bank has a confessed judgement against SportsQuest for $300,000.