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Discovery Ordered for Wrongful Death Damages (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says defendants are entitled to discover the factual basis for plaintiff’s claim of lost income and the documentary evidence to support it, in this wrongful death suit. Plaintiff alleges defendant convenience store owners were negligent in ...

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Improper Service in ‘Reopen Case’ (access required)

In this domestic relations “reopen case” in which father seeks to reduce support and complains he has been denied visitation, the Fairfax Circuit Court grants mother’s motion for reconsideration of an earlier support modification, as mother did not receive proper ...

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State will pay $900,000 to settle case against sheriff

Former Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt was accused in a lawsuit of failing to prevent one of his deputies from gunning down his ex-wife. Now, the ex-wife’s family will get $900,000 from the state to settle the suit on behalf ...

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Martingayle files petition for VSB president-elect (access required)

If his plans work out, Kevin E. Martingayle will be the first president of the Virginia State Bar from Virginia Beach, the state’s most populous city. Martingayle, a two-term member of the VSB Council, wasted no time making his intentions ...

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