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Pharmacy to pay $28M to settle kickback claims (access required)

The nation’s largest nursing home pharmacy has agreed to pay $28.125 million to resolve allegations in Virginia federal court that it solicited and received kickbacks in exchange for promoting a prescription drug for nursing home patients. The settlement announced Monday ...

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Pro bono reporting issue sparks VSB ‘crisis’ (access required)


By Dean E. Lhospital The Virginia State Bar is having some­thing of an existential crisis at the moment. In a diffuse and diverse organization of more than 40,000 sometimes argumenta­tive professionals, it is not surprising that its members would hold ...

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Byrd to head state magistrate agency (access required)

Mason L. Byrd has been named director of Virginia’s Department of Magistrate Services. Byrd, who has served as Magistrate System Coordinator, was elevated to the director’s job effective Sept. 15. The announcement was made by Karl R. Hade, executive secretary ...

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