Virginia's Judicial System


Appeals Granted


Case

GARY ALLEN AYERS, ADMINSTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF FLORENCE GUNTER AYERS v. AFS OF HOT SPRINGS, INC.
(Record Number 140288)

From

From the Circuit Court of Bath County; H. Franklin, Judge.

Counsel

James J. O'Keeffe, IV, Monica T. Monday and Abigail Elizabeth Murchison (Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore), and Lauren M. Ellerman (Frith & Ellerman Law Firm, PC) for appellant.

Paul C. Kuhnel and Joseph M. Rainsbury (LeClair Ryan, A Professional Corporation) for appellee.

Assignment of Error

  1. The circuit court erred by denying the plaintiff's motion for a mistrial and/or his motion to reconsider, after the defendant asked a witness whether the federal government had paid all of the decedent's medical bills.
  2. The circuit court erred by denying the plaintiff's motion to set aside the verdict after the defendant asked a witness whether the federal government had paid all of the decedent's medical bills.

Date Granted

  05-28-2014