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Lawyers suffer parables of unfaithful servants (access required)

A pair of Virginia lawyers felt the painful sting of dishonest employees in cases now coming to light through the criminal justice system. A Hanover County lawyer was out more than $4,500 when a newly hired paralegal conned him into ...

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No comp for ‘cable guy’ robbed by customer

It’s not easy being known as “the cable guy.” That’s what people called Frank James Moorefield Jr., whose job was collecting unpaid cable bills or removing equipment from low-income apartments in Danville. People were not happy to see Moorefield, not ...

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No Damage Claim for Mine Inspections (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court declines to reconsider its earlier decision that a slate mining company can’t recover damages from Virginia’s mine safety agency for alleged warrantless administrative searches. Earlier, the court held that, although the authorizing state statute allows ...

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