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GateHouse Media acquires VLW parent

GateHouse Media has agreed to acquire the Minneapolis-based publisher Dolan LLC, the owner of Virginia Lawyers Media. New Media, which owns GateHouse Media with 125 daily publications across 32 states, expects to close on the acquisition in the next several ...

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John Randolph Tucker Jr. (access required)

John Randolph Tucker Jr., who served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates and as a judge in Richmond, died at a Richmond retirement community on Nov. 27.  He was 101. Although his family traditionally had attended Washington ...

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Thomas W. Moss Jr. (access required)

Thomas W. Moss Jr., former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, died Nov. 26. He was 87. He suffered a heart attack and passed away while visiting family in South Carolina, according to his wife Norma. Mr. Moss, a ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On Nov. 20, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the license to practice law of Nnika E. White of Richmond for three years for violating professional rules that govern competence; conflict of interest: general rule; safekeeping property; candor toward ...

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Mother and daughter hurt in low-speed collision recoup ER bills – $2,500 Verdict; $2,500 Verdict (access required)

Defendant was stopped behind the plaintiff’s car at a red light on Newtown Road in Norfolk. When the light turned green, defendant released the brake of his 2007 Saturn and rolled forward, hitting the rear bumper of the plaintiff’s 2007 ...

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Man suffered permanent back pain after rear-ender with tractor-trailer – $350,000 Verdict (access required)

On Nov. 12, 2012, the 37-year-old plaintiff was driving his 2009 Ford Taurus north on 1-81 in Botetourt County when he was struck in the rear by a tractor-trailer driven an employee of Navajo Express. The defendants admitted that they ...

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Plaintiffs: Teen developed spinal epidural hematoma after surgery – $1,040,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that defendants failed to timely diagnose a blood clot spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) that formed in the lower spine of their 14-year-old daughter following scoliosis surgery on Aug. 19, 2011. They further alleged that they were never informed ...

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Teacher, he was mean to me (access required)

Dear Editor: I read with surprise your front page article on the recent policing of civility among attorneys (“Lawyer is Disciplined for Sarcasm,” VLW, Nov. 2, 2015).  I am not familiar with the attorney who was reprimanded, but as a ...

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Plaintiff: Conservative Coumadin dosage led to stroke, death – Defense Verdict (access required)

The decedent, who suffered from atrial fibrillation was on Coumadin as a result, was admitted to a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Fairfax following a hospitalization. Upon her arrival, the defendant physician performed an admitting evaluation on her, during ...

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100-year-old passenger killed as result of driver’s error – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was a passenger in a vehicle driven by the defendant, a family member. Defendant drove into the path of another automobile, causing a significant collision and decedent’s injuries. Decedent had celebrated his 100th birthday the month before the ...

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