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College student’s cognitive struggles linked to 1999 accident – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 15, 1999, a tractor-trailer operated by the defendant truck driver crossed over the center line of Route 340 in Clarke County, and ran nearly head-on into a Toyota Corolla driven by the plaintiff’s father.  The truck driver had ...

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Pace to join Roanoke College

Virginia lawyer and bar leader Mike Pace will become full-time general counsel for Roanoke College, the school has announced. Pace, who spearheaded the effort to bring Rule of Law education to Virginia middle schools, will remain “of counsel” at Gentry, ...

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Warner touts W&M law school veterans clinic

William & Mary’s law school has the “playbook” on pro bono help for military veterans struggling to get government benefits, says U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. The Virginia Democrat is urging Senate colleagues to push the W&M model on law schools ...

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Troy to represent McDonnell in chef case

Former Virginia Attorney General Anthony F. Troy has been hired to represent Gov. Bob McDonnell in the politically flavored criminal case against a former chef in the state Executive Mansion. McDonnell is not charged in the case, but the chef’s ...

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Tensions escalate for Culpeper prosecutor

Megan Frederick has been under fire since winning a close election last fall as Culpeper County commonwealth’s attorney. She was seen by some local attorneys as an outsider who displaced a long-serving local prosecutor. She reported security breaches in her ...

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Contaminated Steroid Cases Go Back to State Court (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court remands to state court multiple suits against defendant physicians, a corporation and a pain-management clinic alleging defendants acted negligently, fraudulently and in violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act by obtaining a contaminated injectable steroid ...

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Contaminated Steroid Case Remanded to State Court (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court remands to state court an estate’s suit against defendant physicians, a corporation and a pain-management clinic alleging defendants acted negligently, fraudulently and in violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act by obtaining a contaminated injectable ...

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