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Lawyers question carrier-prompted court reporter fees (access required)

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Some personal injury lawyers say they are being hit with higher court reporter fees as insurance companies try to lock in favorable rates for themselves. Attorneys’ complaints focus on the practice of insurers contracting for court reporting services. The National ...

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Herring: VSB can fund Diversity Conference

The Virginia State Bar faces no legal obstacle to funding its Diversity Conference with bar dues money, according to Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring. An Oct. 2 official opinion from the attorney general concluded the goals and activities of ...

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Wolthuis inducted by ACTL

Roanoke federal prosecutor Donald R. Wolthuis has been inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Wolthuis has been an assistant U.S. attorney in the Western District since 1990. He is currently Senior Litigation Counsel and the ...

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Causey to be VSB president-elect (access required)

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A legal aid attorney is now in line to lead the Virginia State Bar beginning in 2017. Doris H. Causey of Richmond became the sole candidate for VSB 2016 president-elect when no other candidate submitted an application by the Oct. ...

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Waiting..and more waiting (access required)

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The family of a patient severely burned when hospital staffers allegedly used a coffee maker to fill hot water compresses has recovered a half million dollars from the University of Virginia Health System. The burn case was settled in May ...

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Judge appoints attorneys for Lyon sisters suspect

The man accused of felony murder in the 1975 disappearance of two Maryland sisters has had two attorneys appointed to represent him. Bedford County Circuit Judge James Updike appointed Roanoke’s Tony Anderson and Andrew Houchens of Moneta to the case, ...

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Prosecutors take officer’s lawsuit to federal court

Culpeper county prosecutors facing defamation claims from a police officer have taken his lawsuit to federal court and demanded it be dismissed. The Culpeper police detective – Matthew Haymaker – contends he was defamed and his civil rights violated when ...

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