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Post-surgery catheterization led to permanent bladder injury – $1,100,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 54-year-old female college professor without any history of urologic problems who underwent a craniotomy to resect a meningioma. Plaintiff tolerated the surgery well and a Foley catheter remained in place. Nurses were to monitor plaintiff’s input and ...

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Cuccinelli, McAuliffe trade shots in first debate

The two candidates seeking to be Virginia’s next governor clashed over taxes, spending and Medicaid expansion in a 90-minute campaign curtain raiser at The Homestead Saturday. The debate between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe featured McAuliffe’s efforts to ...

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Old Dominion Bar rates judge candidates

The Old Dominion Bar Association reports its candidate ratings for the upcoming vacancy on the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The candidates and their ratings are as follows: Alan D. Albert                                       Qualified Dabney ...

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Real estate buyer forfeits option, loses fees (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia went back to hornbook law on contracts to resolve a dispute over an option to purchase property. Williams Sheets and Karen Sheets leased property from Carmen L. Omeechevarria. The Sheets secured an option to purchase ...

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Real estate buyer forfeits option, loses fees (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia went back to hornbook law on contracts to resolve a dispute over an option to purchase property. Williams Sheets and Karen Sheets leased property from Carmen L. Omeechevarria. The Sheets secured an option to purchase ...

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Cuccinelli sues Internet payday lender

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has filed suit in Arlington County Circuit Court against a company allegedly offering loans over the Internet with interest ranging up to 1,300 percent. The suit names Jupiter Funding Group LLC which purportedly operates the ...

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Sexual battery charge dropped for military officer

ARLINGTON (AP) — Virginia prosecutors on Thursday dropped a sexual battery charge against an Air Force officer who once led that branch’s sexual assault response unit. Right before the misdemeanor trial was set to begin against Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 41, ...

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Wanted: A way to reverse problem with lawyers’ writing (access required)

Lawyer writing

As if bar candidates cramming legal knowledge didn’t have enough to worry about with the looming Virginia bar examination, word is out that bar examiners have been casting a critical eye on candidates’ writing ability. The Virginia Board of Bar ...

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