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‘Frivolous’ suit brings state bar discipline (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has upheld Virginia State Bar discipline against a lawyer for filing a “frivolous” lawsuit. Use of the VSB disciplinary rules to punish a lawyer for frivolous pleadings is uncommon; more often, an attorney will be defending a sanctions motion. Here, a lawyer sued a doctor without making sure the physician was ...

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