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Nonsuited Defamation Claim Timely Refiled (access required)

A plaintiff who refiled a separate defamation action after nonsuit of the first defamation action, which was filed by a group of plaintiffs and suffered from the defect of misjoinder, has the benefit of tolling under Va. Code § 8.02-229 and her refiled action is timely, says a Richmond Circuit Court. In their plea in bar, ...