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Shareholders Claim Directors Missed ‘Red Flags’ (access required)

In this shareholder derivative action against Capital One officers and directors alleging inadequate oversight of a third-party call center’s marketing of add-on products, the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses claims for corporate waste and unjust enrichment, but says plaintiffs have ...

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Nerve damage during surgery, led to lost use of hand – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

The 47-year-old plaintiff underwent rotator cuff repair surgery and biceps tenodesis. During the surgery, the surgeon cut the plaintiff’s axillary artery, which required immediate stenting. The surgeon also injured the nerves of the brachial plexus, the extent of which was ...

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AG pushes for settlement money to fund mental health training

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police officers could be better trained to deal with the mentally ill if the federal government would release $800,000 of Virginia’s share of a national Medicaid fraud settlement, according to state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. In ...

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Lawyer protests ex-husband as prosecutor in case (access required)

One judge’s practice of allowing parties in domestic relations cases to act as prosecutors for criminal contempt proceedings has drawn an objection from a Lynchburg lawyer. M. Paul Valois says the practice violates due process and Virginia law by allowing ...

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