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Norfolk jury convicts Somalis of piracy

A federal jury in Norfolk convicted five men from Somalia today of piracy and several other related accounts stemming from an attack on a U.S. Navy warship that the defendants thought was a merchant vessel. It is believed to be ...

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Medicare reporting enforcement delayed for a year

Insurance companies and lawyers fearful of unexpected Medicare demands for repayment for personal injury claims have another year to breathe easier. Enforcement of the Medicare Secondary Payer reporting rules has been delayed to Jan 1, 2012, the Department of Health ...

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Medicare reporting enforcement delayed for a year

Insurance companies and lawyers fearful of unexpected Medicare demands for repayment for personal injury claims have another year to breathe easier. Enforcement of the Medicare Secondary Payer reporting rules has been delayed to Jan 1, 2012, the Department of Health ...

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Feds move to ban ‘Spice’

The DEA is not waiting for the legislative process to take action against synthetic marijuana. While legislators in Virginia and around the country have been drafting bills to ban the chemical pot, sold legally under names like “Spice” and “K-2,” ...

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Feds move to ban ‘Spice’

The DEA is not waiting for the legislative process to take action against synthetic marijuana. While legislators in Virginia and around the country have been drafting bills to ban the chemical pot, sold legally under names like “Spice” and “K-2,” ...

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Insurance – Policy Coverage – Fire – Rental Property – Subrogation (access required)

An insurance company, suing as a landlord’s subrogee, cannot sue for breach of the lease agreement after a fire in an apartment rented by four tenants, as the landlord did not pursue remedies under the lease or under the Virginia ...

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Civil Procedure – Written Statement Of Facts – Defendant’s Objections (access required)

After a seven-day trial that included testimony from several expert witnesses, all recorded by a court reporter, a Virginia Beach Circuit Court says plaintiff’s written statement of facts is inadequate, and the court sustains defendant’s objections. The case upon which ...

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Culpeper lawyer donates hundreds of pies

It’s a Thanksgiving tradition for Monica Chernin. For the past three years, the Culpeper attorney has collected hundreds of pies to hand out to less-fortunate residents as part of the annual Thanksgiving Food Basket, reports the Culpeper Star-Exponent. This past ...

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