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Attorney General Mark R. Herring has been elected chair of the southern region of the National Association of Attorneys General. The election was made official June 24. Herring has served as southern region vice-chair for two years. Herring will serve ...
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Gov. Terry McAuliffe signaled June 28 that he won’t wait for a federal court order or support from state GOP lawmakers before taking action to lower carbon emissions from Virginia’s power plants. In the governor’s latest effort to exert executive ...Read More »
Decedent presented to Lynchburg General Hospital’s emergency department on July 19, 2013, complaining of “one of the worst headaches” she had ever experienced. Decedent’s symptoms included a week-long headache unaffected by over-the-counter medication, dizziness upon standing, nausea, and vomiting. Decedent’s ...Read More »
Disabled vet bought car that could not support wheelchair, recovers under Consumer Protection act – $31,314 Verdict
Plaintiff Diane Applewhaite is a disabled Navy veteran who went to Koons Automotive Inc. in Woodbridge to purchase a vehicle. She had recently been prescribed by her physician to use an electric wheelchair, and needed to purchase a vehicle that ...Read More »
This was a retained object case brought against a gynecologic surgeon. Plaintiff underwent surgery for removal of multiple uterine fibroids. Part of the surgical procedure involved insertion of a uterine manipulator, which was comprised of multiple, detachable parts. During that ...Read More »
Effective July 1, a Portsmouth Circuit Court three-judge panel suspended the license to practice law of Michael J. Massie of Portsmouth for 18 months, with terms, for violating professional rules that govern scope of representation, communication, safekeeping property, responsibilities regarding ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar is seeking comments on proposed changes to the rule for Virginia’s professionalism course for attorneys. The amendments would authorize the VSB executive director to grant, for good cause, an extension request from a member who fails ...Read More »
DANVILLE (AP) The Supreme Court of Virginia has announced that it will not hear an appeal of a Danville judge’s decision allowing the Confederate flag to be removed from a monument at Sutherlin Mansion. Media outlets report the Heritage Preservation ...
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(AP) A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal by the Libertarian Party of Virginia challenging the state’s policy of listing major party candidates first on ballots. Virginia law provides that the first candidates listed on ballots are those who ...
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