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Whistleblowers Reach Deal In Discharge Suit (access required)

Two whistleblowers fired for reporting regulatory violations at a nursing home have settled their wrongful-discharge suits against the home for more than $2 million. The plaintiffs filed suit under Virginia Code Sect. 32.1-138.4, which protects nursing-home employees against retaliation for ...

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Hassell Urges Balance In Busy Lives (access required)

ROANOKE – Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has some simple advice for lawyers: Work is important, but it isn’t everything. Hassell acknowledges the demands of practicing law. As an attorney in private practice, he worked more than 2,100 ...

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