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Negligence – P.I. Suit – Lawyer Lien – Notice (access required)

A lawyer who claims a lien on a client’s personal injury settlement may amend his pleadings to assert that he gave written notice of his claim of statutory lien under Va. Code § 54.1-3932, as indicated in correspondence attached as an exhibit, a Norfolk Circuit Court holds. Plaintiff lawyer, who uses the trade name “The Hammer,” ...