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The city of Portsmouth is located on the western side of the Elizabeth River. A large portion of the city is controlled by the U.S. Navy. The Norfolk Naval Shipyard is located in Portsmouth and is an active military facility that builds, remodels, and repairs Navy ships of all types.
When you need to file a lawsuit in Portsmouth, an experienced Portsmouth lawyer can assist you. These legal professionals have experienced in many areas of law including bankruptcy, civil rights, tax, personal injury, DUI, criminal defense, divorce, child custody, alimony, real estate, and more.
A Portsmouth man recently filed a lawsuit against the fast food restaurant Burger King. The lawsuit claims that the man went to the restaurant on his lunch break and ordered a drink and two sandwiches. According the Burger King’s commercials, the man ordered his meal “his way” by asking the food chain to hold the lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles. After he got his food, the Portsmouth man left the restaurant to have lunch with his co-workers. He unwrapped his food and took a bite, only to discover that there was lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles on his burgers. He claims that he suffered a severe allergic reaction to the food that he did not want, racked up massive medical bills and missed a substantial amount of work. The Portsmouth man is suing Burger King for $100,000.
If you need to file a lawsuit that arose in Portsmouth, you will probably have to report to the Portsmouth Circuit Court which is part of the 3rd Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Getting ready for your case can be time consuming and tiring, but a local attorney can help you with this process.
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