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Douglas A. Barry (access required)

Douglas A. Barry, former president at the Richmond-based firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, passed away on Jan. 31. He was 55. Mr. Barry graduated from the University of Virginia in 1979 and received his law degree at the ...

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Million-Dollar Settlements of 2012

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present its annual compilation of million-dollar settlements. Our criteria for the list are simple: 1. The settlement must be for at least $1 million. 2. The settlement was reached in calendar year 2012. 3. ...

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Undetected vascular injury led to below-knee amputation – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 18-year-old plaintiff was transported to the emergency room following a crush injury to his right leg. The defendant orthopedic surgeon accepted care of the patient on the night of his admission, but did not evaluate him until the following ...

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Police must disclose officer’s arrests under court ruling (access required)

Police personnel records are protected from public disclosure under Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act, but a police department must identify persons arrested by a particular officer under a decision Friday from the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court’s published order ...

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