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'Rejected' sticker on car won?t back stop (access required)

A police officer cannot stop a driver merely because she has a pink “rejected” inspection sticker on her windshield, a Charlottesville Circuit judge has ruled. The driver was convicted of driving on a restricted license in General District court. But ...

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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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