Tort case law is a major component of reported case law. Case law is that body of law consisting of written decisions from various courts reported in volumes referred to as reporters that are published by legal publishing houses such as West and LexisNexis and others. Not every decision rendered by every court is reported (published) in one of the reporters. The vast majority of cases decided by courts are never reported through any publication. The case law that is reported on the pages that follow is limited to Virginia case law and covers the whole breadth of tort law from negligence to medical malpractice to product liability to premises liability and beyond.
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The cases are organized by category alphabetically. To the extent that this organizational style is not adequate for your needs, you should use the search function that is part of this site. Alternatively go to Google and within the Google Advanced Search page find the element that allows you to superimpose the Google search function on this site.
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The cases that are summarized herein are summarized by Brien Roche and are all derived from the Virginia Supreme Court since approximately 1940. If you have specific questions about your case you should feel free to contact me by the email inquiry box that is part of this site or by calling me at 703-821-3740