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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Reponses ‘Deemed Admitted’ in Discovery Dispute (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court says certain allegations will be “deemed admitted” under Rules of Court because defendant’s discovery responses stated an attached exhibit of medical record “speaks for itself.” In this medical malpractice case, plaintiff’s complaint references 20 attached exhibits ...

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VSB approves adjuster talk with plaintiff’s lawyer (access required)

The Virginia State Bar has approved an advisory ethics opinion that says unless a plaintiff’s lawyer knows that a defense lawyer represents the insured and the insurance carrier, the plaintiff’s lawyer may talk to an insurance adjuster without the defense ...

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Trump buys Kluge mansion

Donald Trump finally owns the former home of John and Pat Kluge. Rebuffed by a federal judge in his effort to force the sale of “Albemarle House” for the $3.6-million foreclosure auction price, Trump has agreed to pay a reported ...

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Student missed mark for in-state tuition (access required)

A George Mason University student was not entitled to in-state tuition, the Supreme Court of Virginia said in a Sept. 14 unpublished order in George Mason University v. Veng. A Fairfax Circuit had reversed GMU’s denial of in-state status to ...

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Canadian Weapons Company Can Be Sued in Va. (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies defendant Canadian corporation’s motion to dismiss this patent infringement case for lack of personal jurisdiction, based primarily on defendant’s targeted solicitation of Virginia-based customers and the extent to which it has increasingly profited from ...

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