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Monthly Archives: March 2011

‘Sweetheart Deal’ Severance Pay Suit Dismissed (access required)

A county HR director terminated in a budget-based reorganization loses her suit alleging her severance package was less generous than the “sweetheart deals” offered male employees; a Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff had no contract right to a severance ...

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Foot surgery case reinstated on fraud claim against podiatrist (access required)

A $2.35-million lawsuit over failed foot surgery, rejected by a Roanoke federal judge as an artful attempt to evade the statute of limitations, is alive again after an appeals court panel took a sharply different view of claims that a ...

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Supreme Court revises rules (access required)

For rules geeks only. Well, that may be overstating it a bit, but the revisions to court rules that the Supreme Court of Virginia has posted on its website reflect, for the most part, efforts at clarification rather than substantive ...

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