Self-Serving Statements Cases Summarized By Accident Lawyer
This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Self-Serving Statements.
1961 Boggs v. Duncan, 202 Va. 877, 121 S.E.2d 359.
Letters which are part of general or mutual correspondence and which are relevant to issue, are admissible although some of them may contain self-serving declarations.
1958 Haycox v. Dunn, 200 Va. 212, 104 S.E.2d 800.
Motion and affidavit were held inadmissible because they were irrelevant and self-serving. Self-serving statements made by one party in absence of other should not be admitted into evidence.
1947 State Farm Mut. Ins. Co. v. Cook, 186 Va. 658, 43 S.E.2d 863.
Defendant insurance company attempted to offer into evidence declaration stating that policy did not cover driver who was involved in accident in question. This was simply self-serving statement and not admissible.