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Records Miscellaneous Cases Summarized By Accident Attorney

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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 Records Miscellaneous. For more information on governmental records see the pages on Wikipedia.   

Records Miscellaneous-Statutes

See Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Va. Code § 2.1-340 as to obtaining public records.

Va. Code § 8.01-390 indicating that governmental records shall be received as prima facie evidence provided copies are authenticated.

Va. Code § 8.01-391 indicating copies may be used in lieu of originals in certain instances.

Va. Code § 46.2-215 indicating that verified copy of D.M.V. records are admissible in lieu of original.

See Va. Code § 8.01-390.1 as to school records.

Records Miscellaneous-Cases

1983 Taylor v. Maritime Overseas Corp., 224 Va. 562, 299 S.E.2d 340.
Official Coast Guard report was held to be within official written statements exception to hearsay rule, per Va. Code § 8.01-390. Report not admissible because not properly authenticated.

1948 Walker v. Memorial Hosp., 187 Va. 5, 45 S.E.2d 898.
Weather records of airport three to five miles away were admitted.

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