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Peter G. Decker III elected chair of Virginia Board of Corrections

Peter G. Decker III of the Decker Law Firm in Norfolk has been elected chair of the Virginia Board of Corrections. He will serve a 4-year term. Decker focuses his practice on criminal, traffic and personal injury.

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Cyber insurance increasingly important for law firms (access required)

Once upon a time, cyber insurance was strictly for tech companies. But with 46 states, including Virginia, enacting data breach notification legislation and a host of data security requirements under federal law, lawyers and law firms also should consider purchasing ...

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Healthcare challenge advances in federal court (access required)

(AP) An Oct. 18 hearing before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson will be the next major proceeding in Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s challenge to a key element of the Obama administration’s health care reform package. A spokesman for ...

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Woman charged with murder of husband and boyfriend (access required)

LOUISA—A Louisa County woman accused of killing her boyfriend is facing a second murder charge in the death of her husband. A grand jury in Amelia charged 61-year-old Ulisa M. Chavers on Tuesday with first-degree murder, larceny and defiling a ...

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Norfolk airport increases departing passenger fees (access required)

NORFOLK—Norfolk International Airport plans to charge departing passengers higher fees. Starting Sept. 1, departing passengers will pay an additional $1.50 on top of the current $3 passenger facility charge. The $4.50 fee will go toward paying off the debt on ...

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Former policeman gets 10 years for $10 million Ponzi scheme (access required)

A former Henrico County police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years and one month in prison for cheating investors in a house-flipping business out of more than $10 million. U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson rejected Donald C. Lacey’s ...

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Stanley W. Drucker (access required)

Stanley W. Drucker, an attorney and civic leader in Newport News, died July 28 after a short illness. He was 79. A graduate of Newport News High School, Mr. Drucker was a graduate of the University of Virginia and its ...

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Chemotherapy required after failure to diagnose colon cancer – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

In this action, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant breached his duties as a physician by failing to respond as medically indicated to the plaintiff’s complaints and symptoms. As a result, the diagnosis of the plaintiff’s colon cancer was delayed ...

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