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Attorneys – Sanctions – Indemnification (access required)

In this litigation arising from a corporate transaction, a Charlottesville Circuit Court denies a motion for sanctions under Va. Code § 8.01-271.1; because the case never went to trial, the court could not determine conclusively whether the entire transaction was ...

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Nursing home can’t compel arbitration (access required)

A Chesapeake nursing home cannot compel arbitration of a comatose patient’s claim that she was sexually molested by a staff member, a Norfolk Circuit judge has ruled, setting the stage for trial of the patient’s $28 million lawsuit. The nursing ...

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