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App Finder: Top apps for getting better sleep (access required)

Finding yourself tossing and turning for hours on end, or counting way too many sheep at night? Try out some apps designed to help you catch more Zs. Pzizz: Finding yourself having trouble relax-ing at bedtime? Pzizz is an app ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On March 29, the Virginia State Bar Third District Committee, Section II, issued a public reprimand to Melvin L. Todd Jr. of Richmond for failing to com­ply with one term of a March 31, 2015, private reprimand with terms that ...

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Defense: Delay in surgery meant it was unnecessary – $103,500 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, 59, passenger and her husband were on way home from church on a Sun­day afternoon with intentions to run through Target on their way for lunch at Arby’s when they were rear-ended. Defen­dant was driving a large Hummer; plaintiff ...

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Impact of steroid injections to toe joint was issue in case – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff pre­sented to the defen­dant podiatrist in July of 2009 with a traumatic injury to her right big toe joint after kicking a door jamb while running barefoot through her house. She had previ­ously been a patient of the ...

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Woman’s family claimed failure to diagnose infections – Defense Verdict (access required)

Janet Roberts, a 70-year-old wife and mother of four, developed a sacral decubitus ulcer at home, which required a hospital ad­mission and antibiotics for a positive wound culture. She was discharged to the defendant nursing home on April 26, 2011, ...

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Counsel could say plaintiff was priest, but wearing habit and rosary nixed – $585,000 Verdict (access required)

Liability was admit­ted in this 2012 auto­mobile accident case. Plaintiff was 29 years old and studying to be a priest. Plaintiff was able to complete his studies on time to become a Catholic priest. His last treat­ment was in early ...

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VLW presents 2016 ‘Largest Law Firms’ survey (access required)

VLW LLF 2016 FEA

Virginia Lawyers Weekly presents its annual sur­vey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms.” The survey appears in a magazine inserted in this week’s edition. Compiled annually since 1989, the survey gives a snapshot of the com­monwealth’s biggest firms. We identify the ...

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