Supreme Court of Virginia Decisions 2024

Carter v. Wake Forest  
Date: May 9, 2024
Docket Number: 230260

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around a dispute over personal jurisdiction. Worth Harris Carter Jr., a Virginia resident, sought treatment for a rash from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest University…

Montalla, LLC v. Commonwealth  
Date: May 9, 2024
Docket Number: 230365

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Montalla, LLC ("Montalla") and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation ("VDOT"), and the Comptroller of Virginia (collectively the "Commonwealth"). Montalla filed a five-count…

Commonwealth v. Garrick  
Date: May 9, 2024
Docket Number: 230511

Justia Opinion Summary: Stephen Lamar Garrick was found asleep in a vehicle with the engine running. Upon waking him, officers noticed signs of intoxication and a faint smell of marijuana. This led to a search of the vehicle, where they found a…

Leggett v. The Sanctuary at False Cape Condo. Ass'n. (ORDER)
Date: May 2, 2024
Docket Number: 240270
Hannah v. Commonwealth  
Date: April 18, 2024
Docket Number: 230316

Justia Opinion Summary: Vernon Eugene Hannah was convicted of one felony count of forging a public record and one misdemeanor count of providing false information to a law enforcement officer. He was sentenced to five years of incarceration…

Vasquez v. Dotson
Date: April 18, 2024
Docket Number: 230514
Commonwealth v. Browne (ORDER)
Date: April 11, 2024
Docket Number: 230379
Emergency Physicians of Tidewater v. Hanger  
Date: April 4, 2024
Docket Number: 230199

Justia Opinion Summary: Patricia Hanger filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Dr. Allison L. Raines and Emergency Physicians of Tidewater, PLC, alleging that they negligently failed to treat her low blood sodium, leading to a seizure and…

Commonwealth v. Holman  
Date: April 4, 2024
Docket Number: 230343

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around Marcus Cleophus Holman, who was convicted for use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Holman had initially pleaded guilty to this charge as part of a strategic move to avoid a conviction…

Warren v. Commonwealth (ORDER)
Date: March 14, 2024
Docket Number: 230248
United Services Automobile Association v. Estep (ORDER)
Date: March 14, 2024
Docket Number: 230323
Commonwealth v. Smith
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 220382
McCants v. CD & PB Enterprises, LLC  
Date: February 15, 2024
Docket Number: 230115

Justia Opinion Summary: In Virginia, Bryant McCants arranged for his 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 to be repaired at a shop operated by CD & PB Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting. The repair shop was managed…

Sample v. Commonwealth  
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 220445

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court of Virginia reviewed the case of Dwayne Lamont Sample, Jr., who was convicted of attempted robbery. Sample challenged his conviction, arguing that the trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress…

Fary v. Commonwealth (ORDER)
Date: January 18, 2024
Docket Number: 230344
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