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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Husband Gets More Attorneys’ Fees Imposed for Appeal (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms and remands for additional attorney’s fees in husband’s appeal of a divorce decree awarding joint custody, valuing marital property and awarding wife monthly net spousal support of $2,000. Husband and wife separated after 12 years ...

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No Continuance to Raise Money for Private Counsel (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed defendant’s jury trial convictions for attempted rape, abduction with intent to defile, and misdemeanor assault and battery; defendant failed to show prejudice or surprise warranting a second continuance and the record evidence was sufficient to ...

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Company Liable for Handyman’s Fall Until Light-Duty Release (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission decision ordering a realty company to pay temporary partial disability benefits to a handyman injured falling from a ladder, until his doctor released him to light duty work. Handyman worked making repairs for ...

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Trucker’s Changed Economic Condition Continues Benefits (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed a majority decision of the Workers’ Compensation Commission awarding a trucker temporary partial disability benefits claimed more than a year after his last benefit under a stipulated order based on evidence of changed economic condition, ...

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Med-mal claim against radiology group reinstated (access required)

A divided Supreme Court of Virginia has held that six MRIs performed by a radiology group over three years amounted to continuous treatment of a woman who suffered from numbness and pain on the right side of her face. Because ...

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