Jun 30, 2019
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Ben Glass and Steve Emmert
LA BELLA DONA SKIN CARE, INC. v.
BELLE FEMME ENTERPRISES, LLC, ET AL. (Record Number
The Circuit Court of
Chesterfield County; F. Rockwell, III, Judge.
James S. Kurz (Redmon, Peyton
& Braswell, LLP) for appellant.
Benjamin S. Tyree (Coates and
Davenport, P.C.) and William D. Bayliss and Joseph E. Blackburn,
III (Williams Mullen) for appellees.
Assignments of Error
- The Circuit Court erred when,
on remand from this Court, it by-passed trial and on a Defendant’s
pre-trial motion dismissed LBD’s Successor Liability count after
this Court has reversed the Circuit Court for application of the
wrong standard of proof.
- The Circuit Court erred when it
found that the transaction that shifted the Bon Air’s asset from
Bon Air through Ayers & Stolte, P.C. to Belle Femme was a bona
fide, arm’s-length transaction despite (i) the undisputed evidence
that the most valuable assets of the new entity passed from Bon Air
through the law firm to Belle Femme for no consideration, and (ii)
the array of the sordid facts of the contested