The Docket

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.24.11

An internet café is suing its landlord for access to its location, a law firm is getting sued for malpractice, a former school board employee in Hanover wants the courts to make the County pay her a salary again, and a case about an alleged faulty fish tank. Plus a patent infringement suit involving a parking company.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.17.11

The estate of a six-year-old child who died while at a VCU dental clinic is suing the clinic for $5 million. Plus lots of judgments, including a local bank that is trying to collect $4 million from a developer.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.10.11

A bank is trying to collect $150,000 from a local homebuilder. And a family feud at a landmark Fan restaurant. Plus the usual slip-and-falls, including the third lawsuit we’ve seen of someone falling of a Segway.

Richmond law firm disbands

A Shockoe Slip law firm is in the process of disbanding, according to a source close to the firm.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.3.11

A former CEO of a computer software company claims he was unjustly fired, and two kennel clubs are feuding over a name. Plus lots of slip and falls, including a plaintiff who fell off a Segway.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 4.26.11

Tons of cases this week as construction-related companies try to collect. Plus a man is suing a company that provides birthday party amusements for injuries allegedly sustained while riding on a Slip-N-Slide.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 4.19.11

A Paintball business claims a competing business opened up after it signed a non-disclosure agreement. The SPCA is suing a law firm for $1.5 million. And a bank wants a special receiver appointed for Meadow Creek Apartments. Plus collections efforts from businesses including an architecture firm.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 4.5.11

Lots of construction companies trying to collect. Plus a sprinkler company wants the court to affirm its Mechanic’s Lien on one of Justin French’s former properties, and asking that the property be sold. And a Richmond golf bag manufacturer is claiming a competitor is infringing on its patent.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 3.29.11

Lots of collection efforts this week, including Bank of Virginia, which is trying to recover more than a million dollars lent to a restaurant operator. Plus another feud at a condo/home owner’s association. A lawyer is suing a plaintiff from a previous case for making remarks in an article that criticized the fairness of the trial. And a motorist is suing a farm in Caroline County for damages allegedly incurred when a vehicle struck an errant cow that escaped from the farm.