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Rear-ender minutes after a wreck is single ?occurrence' (access required)

Anthony Early and his family were traveling north on Interstate 581 near downtown Roanoke in December 2001. They were hit head-on by a woman named Carol McKenna, who was going south. A few minutes later, the Earlys’ car was struck ...

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State to replace ?dated' Intoxilyzers (access required)

Budget documents from the Virginia Department of Forensic Science describe the instruments that measure the level of intoxication content as “dated, unstable and unreliable.” Peter M. Marone, director of the department, says a more accurate description of the Intoxilyzer 5000 ...

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Appeals work is creating a new group of legal experts (access required)

Lewis T. Stoneburner is a very successful lawyer, as a string of seven-figure verdicts in personal injury cases in recent years illustrates. But he goes to a tax specialist for tax advice and to a trust and estates lawyer for ...

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Woman who signed release didn't waive FMLA claims (access required)

A woman signed a “general release of claims” in exchange for a better severance deal can still sue for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held. The Department of Labor’s own ...

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Colorado Springs launches blog

Our colleagues at the Colorado Springs Business Journal have become the latest Dolan Media Company operation to join the blogosphere. They launched their blog, the CSBJ Blog, this past Monday. Previously the CSBJ had maintained a local golf league blog. ...

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Benton to retire from Court of Appeals

Judge James W. Benton Jr., the last of the original members of the Virginia Court of Appeals, will retire Oct. 1. Benton (photo at right) turns 64 in September. He is also the state’s senior appellate judge. A native of ...

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Vick, three others indicted on dog fighting charges

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three other men were indicted today in Richmond federal court on federal charges related to dog fighting. U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg announced the charges late in the afternoon. Vick and the others are accused ...

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State ranks 2nd in business favorability

Read it and weep if you’re a plaintiff’s trial attorney—or take credit if you’re a Republican attorney general. Directorship magazine has ranked Virginia as having the second-best liability climate in the country for business. Nebraska ranked first. The magazine says ...

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