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Kyanite settlement in sight?

Some of the uncertainty about the status of the historic Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach could be put to rest with the possible settlement of a series of court disputes involving the warring Dixon family from Buckingham County. The family ...

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Phony bank charge supports RICO claim

Civil racketeering claims often don’t get very far in federal court, but a Lynchburg horsewoman gets another chance to use a RICO claim to rein in a man who allegedly defrauded her. John Wynne misrepresented that his business Rivermont Consultants ...

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Pittman wins seat on VSB Council

Petersburg consumer lawyer Dale Pittman has been elected to a seat on the Virginia State Bar Council. The VSB reports results of voting that ended Monday as: Henry O. Brown                     3 Dale W. Pittman                     24 Joseph M. Teefey, Jr.              19 ...

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The use of ADR in health care disputes (access required)

Health care disputes are ideal for alternative dispute resolution. Given the health care environment and the tremendous pressures being placed on payors (insurers, administrators of self insured plans, and governments) and providers (physicians, hospitals, and other providers of medical services ...

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