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Voluntary Payments Not ‘Compensation’ Under LHWCA (access required)

In this first-impression case, the 4th Circuit says the term “compensation” in Section 22 of the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act does not include the payment of medical benefits, and the court upholds the Benefits Review Board’s denial of ...

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Virginia Court Has Personal Jurisdiction Over Maryland Doc (access required)

A Maryland doctor and his Chevy Chase practice group, with Virginia licensure and regular provision of medical services to patients with Virginia zip codes, can be sued in Virginia federal court on a med-mal claim that defendants’ prescription of Bactrim, ...

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Alexandria bar’s ‘Gridiron’ spares no one (access required)

ALEXANDRIA—Everybody’s a target. As Douglas Steinberg, director of the Alexandria Bar Association’s annual Gridiron fundraiser, puts it, “We make fun of people we like, and we make fun of people we don’t like.” Not that it’s but so easy to ...

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Mandatory IOLTA effort stalls

Proponents of reinstating mandatory IOLTA as a tool to raise money for legal aid appear to have stumbled at the first step. The Supreme Court of Virginia approved mandatory IOLTA, the acronym for Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts, on a ...

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SCC now allows filing of UCC forms online

The State Corporation Commission is again beefing up its online capabilities, now giving commercial lenders and others the option of filing UCC financing statements through its website. A news release says the SCC’s “eFile” site allows electronic submission of UCC-1 ...

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Always proofread your work

Before you can say you have finished writing something, you have to proofread your work. Before you file anything, you have to proofread your work. Make sure you say what you mean. The other day I got an e-mail message ...

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Federal Judge Williams dies

Senior U.S. District Judge Richard L. Williams, a founder of what is now McGuireWoods LLP and a federal judge for more than 30 years, died at his home on Feb. 19. He was 87. A native of Morrisville, Judge Williams ...

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