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Richard Bonnie (access required)

University of Virginia law professor Richard J. Bonnie would prefer that the Virginia Tech massacre had not occurred and become a focal point of the state commission on mental health reform that he heads. “But it would compound the tragedy ...

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Vick gets 23 months

Michael Vick could play professional football in 2009, but he would have to shake off two years of rust and miss much of the pre-season training for whatever team is willing to accept bad publicity and uncertain performance. U.S. District ...

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Vick gets 23 months

Michael Vick could play professional football in 2009, but he would have to shake off two years of rust and miss much of the pre-season training for whatever team is willing to accept bad publicity and uncertain performance. U.S. District ...

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Criminal – Threatening Calls – Gun Shop Owner – Public Intoxication (access required)

A woman who made multiple telephone calls to the owner of land with a gun shop that purportedly sold a weapon to the student who murdered 32 Virginia Tech students and then shot himself, criticizing the landowner and repeatedly demanding ...

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Negligence – Wrongful Death – Nature Of Injuries – Beneficiary Testimony (access required)

A circuit court denies defendants’ motion in limine to exclude from trial witness testimony that includes observations by decedent’s statutory beneficiaries about the nature, extent and effect of their mother’s injuries, as well as their participation in and decisions about ...

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Workers' Comp – FCE – Injury Exacerbation – Dual Capacity Doctrine (access required)

An employee who claims his work-related injury was exacerbated by a second functional capacity evaluation performed at the behest of the case manager for the workers’ comp carrier, cannot sue for negligence in the mismanagement of his comp case because ...

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Zoning – Zoning Ordinance Amendments – Published Notices (access required)

A group of landowners unhappy with amendments to the Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance cannot overturn the amendments with their complaints about the published summary descriptions of the proposed amendments or their publication in the Loudoun Times-Mirror. Eight of the nine ...

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Cement truck collision aggravates back symptoms – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff halted at a stop sign in front of a working cement truck. Impact was modest, but plaintiff claimed severe, instant back, shoulder and leg pain. He did not request emergency transport. Plaintiff saw over a half dozen doctors, plus ...

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I-95 rearender causes mild traumatic brain injury – $ 1.6 Million (access required)

On October 8, 2004, plaintiff, a 51-year-old male, was driving a Chevrolet Blazer on Interstate 95 when was rear-ended by a delivery truck with a gross weight of 18,000 pounds. Plaintiff lost consciousness and was flown by helicopter to Fairfax ...

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