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No expert fees when a nonsuit is taken at trial (access required)

When a plaintiff takes a nonsuit during trial, the defendant is not entitled to fees and costs for its expert witnesses, according to a Richmond Circuit judge. The nonsuit statute, Virginia Code § 8.01-380(C), permits the assessment of expert witness fees and costs for a nonsuit taken within seven days of trial. But that statute does ...

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