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Richmond paralegal now writes mysteries

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(AP) For Richmond paralegal turned mystery writer Tina Glasneck, books offered escape from the day-to-day realities of living in Richmond public housing during a particularly violent period in the city’s history. The Henrico County resident tells chilling stories about life ...

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Condo association may be liable for dog-related injury (access required)

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A condominium association may be on the hook for a resident’s injury because the association’s president failed to secure her dogs. Norfolk Circuit Judge Charles E. Poston allowed a claim by resident Kelly McCarthy to go forward against Ocean Breeze ...

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Suit targeting medical article falls short

A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by birth injury victims to discredit a medical article blamed for weakening their medical malpractice cases. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit last week affirmed the dismissal of a ...

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Defendant gave conflicting accounts of bicycle/pedestrian wreck – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiffs’ decedent was an 80-year-old woman who was taking her daily morning walk on the Washington/Old Dominion recreational trail in Arlington County. At the junction of Four Mile Run and Columbia Pile, she was hit in the back by ...

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Rights and duties of bicyclist at issue in tractor-trailer accident – $4,575,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 25-year-old citizen of Poland living in the United States on a work visa; he was riding a bicycle eastbound on a sidewalk on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. At the same time, a driver of a tractor-trailer was ...

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Judge allows second same-sex marriage case to proceed

The second of two court challenges to Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban will stay on course in Harrisonburg, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Michael F. Urbanski on Friday rejected the state’s bid to transfer the case to Norfolk ...

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