Some interesting cases this week including a dispute over oil, and more federal suits filed against several local businesses by a quadriplegic.
More fallout over a Mayo Island billboard the City of Richmond wants taken down. Plus a sour lawsuit between business partners at a Western Henrico candy shop. And a railroad company wants to collect $25 million in fuel surcharges it says power companies haven’t paid.
Another company says it overpaid taxes in the City of Richmond and wants a refund while a law firm is trying to collect on a $100,000 bill and a bank wants $850,000 from a borrower. And a slip and fall suit from Denny’s, where a plaintiff claims a booth fell while she was in it.
The Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond is seeking judgments from a handful of businesses and a major local law firm is trying to collect $200,000 from a client. Plus Padow’s Deli is trying to get rid of a franchisee it says isn’t paying its bill, while landlords try to collect backed rent from a record store chain. And a plaintiff is suing the Greater Richmond Transit Authority for, $1 million, claiming he was tossed from the bus into a metal bench by the bus driver when he refused to get off the bus or pay the additional fare.
Comcast thinks it paid too much in taxes to the City of Richmond in 2006 and wants some of the money back. Plus an actor is trying to collect unpaid wages for an instructional film he was in about WWI. Plus a bank is seeking a judgment for $8 million and a billboard company is in a fight with the City of Richmond over one of its billboards.
A manufacturer of gambling equipment wants to get its products back from an Internet Sweepstakes Café, which has since closed. Plus a lawyer is suing a retirement home for $1 million, a law firm is trying to collect $45,000, and Dominion Power is suing an industrial company for $2 million.
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 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.
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.
A Shockoe Slip law firm is in the process of disbanding, according to a source close to the firm.