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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Woman’s suit against golf course hits the rough (access required)

Crystal Timpanaro found out the hard way that it is difficult to prevail in a negligence suit against a golf course in Virginia. Two years ago Timpanaro was struck in the face by a ball hit by a golfer as ...

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12 backed for seat on high court (access required)

Twelve candidates to replace Justice G. Steven Agee on the Supreme Court of Virginia have won the support of one or more statewide bar groups, but none received the top ranking from all five organizations. Two candidates, Fairfax Circuit Judge ...

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Appeal expected after breakaway congregations prevail (access required)

Lawyers involved in the court fight over Episcopal Church property in Virginia are girding for an appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia now that the critical issues in the trial court have been resolved in favor of the breakaway ...

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Plaintiff prevails on motions involving admissions (access required)

A bare statement that a party lacks information to respond to a request for admissions isn’t enough when a party had an opportunity to take a deposition to frame a response, an Augusta County judge has ruled. Moreover, Circuit Judge ...

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Noncompete struck for being too broad (access required)

A Chesterfield County judge has ruled that noncompetition and nonsolicitation clauses in a directors’ agreement for a closely held corporation are too broad to be enforced. Jason Knowles sought the ruling after he left New Age Digital Inc., a computer ...

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How to… Choose a forensic accounting firm (access required)

Forensic accountants don’t just crunch numbers. They also do detective work, suspiciously combing through books and records to uncover clues, plots and stolen assets. When they’re on your side, they can help you set up systems to prevent theft within ...

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Lawyers in the News (access required)

Kelly B. LaPar has joined the business and commercial litigation practice group at the law firm of Sands Anderson Marks & Miller in Richmond. LaPar’s law practice focuses on construction contracts, construction defect claims and construction defect products liability claims, ...

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Catholic leaders apologize for teen abortion mix-up (access required)

Catholic leaders in Richmond are apologizing after a mix-up enabled a 16-year-old illegal immigrant in a Catholic charity’s care to get an abortion with help from charity staffers. Richmond Diocese Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo issued a statement in last week’s ...

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APCO to SCC: Let customers decide on renewable resources (access required)

Appalachian Power wants to give its Virginia customers the option of choosing renewable sources for their energy needs. The subsidiary of American Electric Power asked the Virginia State Corporation Commission on Tuesday to approve a billing option that would allow ...

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