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$750K verdict scored in Amherst County (access required)

An Amherst County jury returned a $750,000 verdict last week for a woman who suffered multiple injuries in a 2005 head-on collision that fatally injured the other driver. Plaintiff’s lawyer Peter A. Katt of Roanoke said the case is significant ...

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Criminal – Meth Distribution – Sufficiency (access required)

A confidential informant who was known to defendant since childhood and who made an undercover purchase of methamphetamine from defendant provided sufficient evidence to convict him of methamphetamine possession and distribution, the Court of Appeals says. Defendant’s occupancy of the ...

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Norfolk woman who was Tasered files suit (access required)

NORFOLK—A woman who was zapped by a Norfolk police officer’s Taser is suing him for $5 million. Pamela Brown filed her lawsuit last week in Norfolk Circuit Court. Brown alleges that Officer Nicholas Parks violated her civil rights and used ...

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