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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Health care law as lawyer PR opp

My friend and former colleague John Tuerck left legal journalism to work in legal PR. He spent some time with Hunton & Williams here in Richmond, then headed home to Boston. It’s probably easier to get Red Sox games on ...

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Workers’ Comp – Total Incapacity – Crushing Injury – Pain Syndrome (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a workers’ comp award to an employee who suffered a work-related crushing injury to his right arm and who continued to have post-surgical pain in his right shoulder and an apparent reflux sympathetic dystrophy in ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Father’s Depression – No Visits (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms termination of a father’s parental rights to his three children after he failed to take advantage of mental health services for treatment of his children and failed to provide housing or participate in visitation over ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Overnight Visit – Mother’s Boyfriend (access required)

On appeal by the guardian ad litem for a mother’s three children, the Court of Appeals upholds the trial court decision that the Department of Social Services had not proven by clear and convincing evidence that the mother’s parental rights ...

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Domestic Relations – Spousal Support – Husband’s Retirement – Wife’s Need (access required)

Although husband reduced his income by 55 percent when he retired from the railroad at age 60, he nevertheless was able to purchase a house, car and furniture after his retirement and able to meet his expenses, including his spousal ...

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Search & Seizure – Warrant Clause – ‘All Persons Present’ – Probable Cause (access required)

Cocaine and marijuana seized from defendant who was present at an apartment during execution of a 12-day-old search warrant directed toward a named person and “all persons present” need not be suppressed and the Court of Appeals upholds defendant’s conviction ...

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