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Diabetic Ex-Inmate’s Third-Party Contract Claim Fails (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to Southern Health Partners Inc., a provider of medical services to inmates at the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Regional Jail, on a former prisoner’s claim regarding denial of insulin during his incarceration based on his ...

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No SCC certificate, no million-dollar win (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has overturned one of the commonwealth’s largest verdicts for 2015, because one of the winning telecom companies was not properly registered with the State Corporation Commission prior to entry of the final judgment. Although Virginia ...

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Record Insufficient for Father’s ‘Credit’ Claim (access required)

Because the appellate record is incomplete, especially in not including guidelines worksheets,  the Court of Appeals affirms the judgment below and will not consider appellant’s claim that the trial court erred in its order governing payment of, and any credit ...

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Important Opinions January – June 2017 (access required)

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The “Important Opinions” that appear each week on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly are those chosen by our editors as the most likely to impact law practice or a given subject area of law. Below is a listing, ...

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