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Incurred Expenses, Cont. (access required)

The plaintiff’s bar has scored a pair of victories in the ongoing battle over “incurred” expenses in personal-injury lawsuits. The issue remains one of damages: How much can a plaintiff claim for medical expenses when the doctor bills one amount ...

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Scenes from the VADA Annual Meeting (access required)

LIFE IS GOOD. A beautiful fall weekend…fall color just beginning to turn…Canadian geese pausing for a breather on their way south…the Wahoo football team out of town (on their way to spoiling a possible undefeated season with a loss at ...

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Employment Law After the Doss Case (access required)

A year ago, the Supreme Court of Virginia released a decision that altered the landscape of employment law. In Doss v. Jamco Inc., (VLW 097-6-106), the high court upheld the Lockhart amendments to the Virginia Human Rights Act. The amendments ...

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High Court Approves UPL 183 (access required)

The handling of a real estate closing is the practice of law, under Unauthorized Practice Law Opinion 183, which was approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia on Sept. 25. Approval of the opinion provides a punctuation point to two ...

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