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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Traumatic brain injury case settled in Fairfax for $75k (access required)

On April 15, 2004, the plaintiff’s vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by the defendant in an intersection. The defendant had run a red light. Plaintiff was taken by rescue squad to the hospital where he was diagnosed with ...

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Prosecutor: We lack evidence to tie Vick, dogfighting (access required)

CHESAPEAKE — The prosecutor investigating whether property owned by Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was part of a dogfighting operation said last week that he still doesn’t have solid evidence linking Vick to dog fighting. “I know everybody is saying, ...

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Family Foundation ranks Virginia's delegates (access required)

The conservative advocacy group Family Foundation gave 35 House of Delegates members perfect scores for votes the past two years on social and taxation issues, while only two of 40 state senators received perfect marks. The organization’s biennial scorecard was ...

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Poultry plants to be sued for pollution (access required)

ROANOKE — Three environmental groups filed notice in federal court Wednesday of their intent to sue two poultry processing plants that they contend are responsible for unlawful discharges of waste into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. The companies, ...

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High court lets $8M Fairfax verdict stand (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has let stand an $8 million verdict for the family of a high school senior who was killed in a car wreck in Fairfax County in September 2002. The court heard arguments last month in ...

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Man loses fight to keep his name off offender registry (access required)

CHESAPEAKE — A man convicted of a misdemeanor sex offense has lost his court fight to keep his name off Virginia’s public sex offender registry. Dennis Craig Corbett, 57, sued the state in October, arguing that the law governing the ...

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Tech gunman Cho should have received treatment plan (access required)

The agency that delivers mental health services in the Blacksburg area was legally bound to establish a treatment plan for Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho in December 2005, the agency’s director says. Dr. Les Saltzberg said the New River Valley ...

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The Weekly Recap (access required)

Editor’s Note: The following selected stories appeared in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly Daily E-Mail Alert from May 21 to May 24. The originating source of a story is indicated after the item. If you are not presently receiving this Alert, ...

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Refining the law on sanctions (access required)

Last August, the Supreme Court of Virginia fined Roanoke lawyer D. Stan Barnhill $1,000 and suspended him from practicing before the court for a year because of an intemperate petition for rehearing he had filed. Over the next eight months, ...

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JIRC: Censure or remove J&DR judge (access required)

Tammy Giza and a deputy court clerk have a very different recollection of a custody hearing from that of the attorney for Giza’s husband and James Michael Shull, a juvenile and domestic relations district judge who sits in Lee, Scott ...

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