By Dan McDermott
Warren County Report
FRONT ROYAL, VA – July 15, 2010 – A lawsuit was filed today seeking over $30 million dollars in damages against the Town of Front Royal and three members of Town Council: Vice Mayor Chris W. Holloway and members Thomas H. Sayre and Carson Lauder.
The lawsuit, on behalf of SolAVerde, LLC, Donald F. Poe and Gregory Horton, all of Warren County, seeks $30,000,000 for defamatory acts, interference with a business relationship, damage to reputation and emotional and mental health and charges the town with defamation.
In addition to $30,000,000 claimed in actual damages, the suit seeks $350,000 per defendant for punitive damages.
The suit centers around pre-election allegations that the plantiffs attempted to bribe the Town Manager.
The suit was filed today by Attorneys David W. Silek and Stephanie S. Ryan of the Manassas law firm Ours and Silek, P.C.