Virginia's Judicial System


Appeals Granted


Case

DEBARA D. BROWN, EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR GREGORY BROWN v. SHERWIN JOHN JACOBS
(Record Number 140270)

From

The Circuit Court of Rockingham County; M. Roush, Judge Designate.

Counsel

Mark D. Obenshain (Lenhart Pettit) for appellant.

M. Bruce Wallinger and Grant D. Penrod (Hoover Penrod PLC) for appellee.

Assignment of Error

  1. The trial court erred in sustaining the defendant's demurrer and in dismissing the action against him when the facts alleged in the Amended Complaint were sufficient to show a special relationship between the defendant and the plaintiff's decedent giving rise to a duty to warn the decedent of the risk of an assault by a third-party.

Date Granted

  06-02-2014