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$10M suit for assault on boat fails (access required)

“Boundless” was the name of the boat that took a Richmond lawyer sailing around the Caribbean with her boyfriend. But Sherry Netherland, who interrupted her mid-life legal career to take the trip, returned to Virginia and sued her sailor, Jeff Staples, who allegedly bound her with rope and assaulted her. Last month, a Goochland jury rejected ...

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  1. …sounds like something out of the movies.

  2. “A Jimmy Buffett song can prompt depression.”

    This is true even if you weren’t tied up drunk on a yacht in the Caribbean. Maybe we should file a class action suit against Jimmy Buffett. What’s the phone number of the lawyer who actually took this woman’s case?

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