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Va. court: Insurance doesn’t cover drywall damages

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a homeowner’s insurance policy doesn’t cover damage caused by Chinese drywall. Richard Serpe, an attorney for the homeowner, said the unanimous ruling means hundreds of other Virginians whose homes and ...

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Prosecutor accused of bias in capital case retrial

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Defense attorneys on Wednesday accused prosecutors in Fairfax and Prince William counties of bias in their efforts to retry a former death-row inmate whose conviction and sentence were overturned by a federal court. Attorneys for Justin Wolfe ...

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No sanction for judge’s texts or courtroom visit

A judge’s appearance in the back of a courtroom to support a close personal friend did not violate Virginia’s judicial canons, the Supreme Court of Virginia said today. In a unanimous opinion, the court dismissed a disciplinary complaint against 6th ...

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No sanction for judge’s texts or courtroom visit

A judge’s appearance in the back of a courtroom to support a close personal friend did not violate Virginia’s judicial canons, the Supreme Court of Virginia said today. In a unanimous opinion, the court dismissed a disciplinary complaint against 6th ...

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UIM carrier escapes summary judgment (access required)

An inadvertent notation on bankruptcy petitions may have tripped up a car-crash defendant, but the victim’s underinsured motorist carrier is not bound by the resulting summary judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled. The Nov. 1 decision in Transportation Insur. Co. ...

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