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Defendant Bankrupt, Plaintiff Sues UM Carrier (access required)

Although plaintiff received a $2,250 payment in 2008 for his injuries from a 1996 auto accident after the defendant driver’s employer, Builders Transport, was discharged in bankruptcy, plaintiff still may pursue a claim in order to litigate his own uninsured/underinsured ...

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Mo’ dough, no pro bono?

Are law firms doing so well that they’ve stopped doing good? That’s one response to a new survey of pro bono efforts among the nation’s 200 highest grossing law firms. Of the 174 law firms participating in the AmericanLawyer.com survey, ...

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Disrespect for judges a national trend?

If Virginia judges are feeling a lack of love, maybe they should consider the plight of their judicial brethren in New York. Judges there haven’t had a pay raise in 12 years, according to an article in The New York ...

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Tell us who made news in the past 25 years

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is compiling the list of the 25 “Top Newsmakers” of the past 25 years. It’s part of our 25th Anniversary celebration – we’re putting together the names that made the news from 1986 to today. And we’d ...

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Services set for Justice Poff

A memorial service for Richard H. Poff, a retired justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, will be held tomorrow at 4 p.m. at Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, 1020 Huguenot Road, Midlothian. Burial will take place Thursday at Sunset ...

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