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Yearly Archives: 2008

Green housing initiative earns award

The Virginia Housing Development Authority recently earned honors from a national organization for its efforts to promote environmentally friendly apartments.   The National Council of State Housing Agencies recognized Virginia’s program with one of its special “Going Green” awards. VHDA’s Green ...

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IOLTA to benefit from increased FDIC protection

Attorneys need not be unduly concerned about the financial strength of the banks that hold their trust accounts – at least until December 2009. On Nov. 21, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. approved regulations making non-interest bearing accounts an exception ...

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A ‘Multiplicity of Experts’

That description of a recent Norfolk Circuit Court case on the court’s Web site sounds like those English class assignments on collective nouns: a pack of hounds, a congress of baboons, a charm of hummingbirds. In fact, Judge Everett Martin ...

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A ‘Multiplicity of Experts’

That description of a recent Norfolk Circuit Court case on the court’s Web site sounds like those English class assignments on collective nouns: a pack of hounds, a congress of baboons, a charm of hummingbirds. In fact, Judge Everett Martin ...

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Civil Procedure – Res Judicata – Claim-Splitting – Sanctions

A real estate financing company that lost a 2006 suit with a former business associate has its later suit against the associate dismissed as barred by res judicata, and the Fairfax Circuit Court adds insult to injury by sanctioning the ...

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Negligence – P.I. Suit – Lawyer Lien – Notice

A Norfolk Circuit Court lets “The Hammer” amend his pleadings to assert that he gave written notice of his claim of statutory lien on a p.i. settlement. Stanley v. GEICO (Norfolk Cir.Ct.) (VLW 008-8-239) (2 pp.)

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