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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Homeowners allege fraud in refinancing of mortgage – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff homeowners refinanced their pre-existing mortgage in 2007 with a new loan from defendant lender. Plaintiffs alleged that they requested a new mortgage without mortgage insurance and were promised orally and in writing that the new loan would not have ...

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Woman suffers stroke after infertility treatment – $1,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff suffered a stroke after undergoing in vitro fertilization therapy. Her attorneys contended that that the defendant physician was negligent because he ignored warning signs for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and continued the therapy. The syndrome developed and caused enlargement ...

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Court issues orders in legal malpractice, remittitur cases (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled today in unpublished orders that one trial judge correctly analyzed the statute of limitations in a legal malpractice case and another judge justified his decision to remit $200,000 of a $375,000 personal injury award. ...

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Bring out your dead…

Using an investment into a cemetery as a tax shelter sounds kind of creepy. But it gets creepier: The Justice Department says the cemetery tax shelter, centering on Northern Virginia, is a sham and has filed an injunction to stop ...

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Ethics charges are filed over blog (access required)

Richmond lawyer Horace F. Hunter faces a June 10 disciplinary hearing before the Virginia State Bar on a charge that a blog on his law firm website does not carry a disclaimer. Hunter says the VSB’s demand for a disclaimer ...

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