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Would-be lawyer loses appeal

A man who tried to act as a criminal defense lawyer using a “power of attorney” document has lost his bid to overturn an obstruction-of-justice conviction. It’s the second loss in as many weeks for Herbert W. Lux Jr. at ...

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Claim: Surgical complications led to premature menopause – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 41-year-old woman with a longstanding history of Crohn’s disease, presented in March 2007 to a gynecologist/gynecologic surgeon with reports of left-sided pelvic pain. A recent pelvic ultrasound report provided to the surgeon indicated as part of the patient’s ...

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Governor proposes funding 25 judgeships (access required)

Gov. Bob McDonnell included money to pay for 25 vacant trial court judgeships in his proposed budget for the next two fiscal years, according to a spokesperson. McDonnell presented his final budget to General Assembly money committees Monday. Unlike in ...

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Getting “real” with legal bills (access required)

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The legal marketplace may be shrinking in some respects, but rates charged by lawyers generally are going up in the Richmond area, according to a recent “rate report” compiled by a legal analytics company. Released earlier this fall, the 2013 ...

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Plaintiff claimed retained IUD led to years of abdominal pain – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent placement of a Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) at defendant OB/GYN practice in September 2006. On March 29, 2007, she presented to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital emergency department complaining of lower abdominal and pelvic pain. Work-up was negative for ectopic ...

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