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Worker’s leg crushed due to faulty dock plate – $1,100,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was injured while unloading a truck at Fort Belvoir. He was using a dock plate whose braking system failed, allowing it to rise up uncommanded, catching his leg between the dock plate and the pallet jack he was using. ...

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Fee award to condo association stands (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has let stand an award of attorney’s fees to a condominium unit owners’ association in a suit filed by an owner who wanted compensation for property damage from a shower leak in her condo. Last ...

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VBA’s McGhee now leads national bar execs group

Yvonne Cockram McGhee, the executive director of the Virginia Bar Association, has become president of the National Association of Bar Executives. McGhee assumed her new post Aug. 2 at NABE’s annual meeting in Chicago, which was held in conjunction with ...

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Virginia Noncompete Actions Stayed (access required)

In this action by employee the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants former employer’s motion to stay employee’s Virginia action pending a ruling on venue in employer’s more procedurally advanced Michigan action. Employee worked at former employer’s Ashland location. He signed ...

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