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Fees are a dollar short, but case can stay in court (access required)

A personal injury plaintiff avoided disaster this month when a Montgomery County judge ruled that his last-minute lawsuit was not too late, even though the check to cover the filing and process fees was a dollar short. The deadline passed before the extra dollar was paid. The case explored aspects of Virginia law raised by a ...