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High court reaffirms med-mal damages cap (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has upheld the constitutionality of Virginia’s $1 million cap on medical malpractice damages. In a closely watched case, the high court unanimously upheld its previous decision on the cap’s constitutionality, Etheridge v. Medical Center Hospitals, ...

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The Best of 1998: Top Newsmakers (access required)

The legal scene in Virginia in 1998 had its share of the usual suspects and characters. A few lawyers that stood out from the crowd, starting with the politicos: JUST A REGULAR GUY. Gov. Jim Gilmore took office in January, ...

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