The Docket

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 7.26.10

A Flying Squirrels fan claims he slipped at a game and is suing the Diamond’s municipal owners for what he says are shoddy and narrow steps. Plus a landlord alleges a restaurant is behind on its rent in Chesterfield and an out-of-state architect claims it hasn’t been paid by a big local developer working in another state. And lots of other legal proceedings.

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 7.19.10

The RRHA wants to condemn land on East 18th Street, while Dominion has a disagreement with a coal provider and a developer said it didn’t get the final drawings permit drawings from a vendor. Plus, an old-age home wants more than $100,000 back from an IT company it said never installed the equipment it said it did.

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 5.25.10

Lots of businesses trying to collect alleged unpaid bills and unpaid loans this week, plus an eminent domain fight in the City of Richmond and a woman says she slipped and fell on produce at a grocery store. Maybe it was a banana? And a retail clerk wants $4 million from her former employer whom she claims told other workers and customers that she stole and embezzled.

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 6.21.10

A local hotel wants church Group that rented a big block of rooms to pay for damage when a sprinkler malfunctioned because a customer allegedly put a t-shirt over it, while two companies battle over a non-compete clause.

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 6.14.10

A building owner wants money back from a renovation job it says was poorly done, and a local community bank wants $30,000 from a loan it made lent to a small business. Plus, an engineering firm wants $40,000 for work it says it performed and wasn’t paid for from a big developer.

The Docket: Circuit court roundup

This week overzealous debt collectors get hit with complaints, while a host of businesses try to collect past-due bills and a dance instructor upsets her former studio by trying to divert young dancers to another studio.

Legal Roundup

This is the first story in our new legal roundup data section. We’ll soon give it a snappy new name. The data provides an incredible glimpse behind the scenes on what businesses are doing in circuit courts. But be warned, there are a ton of
“trip and fall” lawsuits. Some interesting cases this week: a printer wants $20,000 from a magazine publisher it says didn’t pay for copies, according to the lawsuit. Also this week, a hardware supplier wants more than $20,000 from a builder it says didn’t pay.