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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On April 9, the Virginia State Bar Seventh District subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Phillip S. Griffin II of Winchester for violating a professional rule that governs communication with persons represented by counsel.  This discipline was an agreed disposition ...

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Dec action dismissed as part of police shooting settlement – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

This case arose out of the shooting of Patricia Cook by Officer Daniel Harmon-Wright of the Culpeper Police Department. Cook’s husband qualified as administrator of her estate, and sued Harmon-Wright for wrongful death. That case was stayed pending Harmon-Wright’s criminal ...

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Jury: FAA doctor not liable for failure to diagnose prostate cancer – Defense Verdict (access required)

This medical malpractice case involved allegations of delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer. The plaintiff is a successful real estate developer and former state government official. He alleged that the defendant practice group’s physician was negligent in failing to diagnose his ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On April 23, the Virginia State Bar Third District, Section II subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Brent Alan Jackson of Richmond for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property and conflict of interest: general rule. This discipline ...

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