Tort Law

Termites

Fairfax Injury Lawyer Brien Roche Addresses Termites Cases

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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 Termites. 

1977 Baird v. Dodson Bros. Exterminating Co., 217 Va. 745, 232 S.E.2d 770.

Jury issue as to whether exterminating company complied with its contract.

1967 Horner v. Ahern, 207 Va. 860, 153 S.E.2d 216.

Contract for purchase of real property. Defendants, as required, obtained termite certificate. First one obtained allegedly showed termite damage; second certificate showed infestation only. Allegation of fraud and deceit not demurrable. Moreover, purchaser not bound to discover true condition where vendor acts to throw purchaser off guard and forestalled investigation. Rescission of contract not allowed as fraud allegedly forestalled investigation until after settlement.

For more information on termites see the pages on Wikipedia.

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