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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On March 25, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public repri­mand with terms to Warren W. McLain of Fairfax for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property. ** On May 17, the Virginia State Bar revoked the license ...

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Sweet Briar’s Stone is honored by Inns of Court

Sweet Briar College President Phillip C. Stone has been presented with the 2016 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fourth Circuit. The award was presented Tuesday at the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference at The Greenbrier by Chief Judge ...

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Di Maggio is Young Lawyer of the Year

The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference has named Giovanni Di Maggio the recipient of the 2016 R. Edwin Burnette Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year Award. Di Maggio, of Washington, co-chairs the conference’s Immigrant Outreach Committee. Since 2013, he ...

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EMTALA claim settled after death of drug-using woman – $1,100,000 Settlement (access required)

A $1,100,000 settlement has been reached with a western Virginia hospital and emergency room phy­sician for the death of a 27-year-old needle drug-us­ing woman who had previ­ously given up the custody of her two children, ages 12 and 8. The ...

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Army nurse sues her own hospital for baby’s death – $1,175,000 Settlement (access required)

A nurse-soldier who accused her peers at an Army hospital of letting her son suffocate in a mis­handled labor and deliv­ery has won a seven-fig­ure settlement from the U.S. government. The plaintiff was a 26-year-old, active-duty enlisted soldier in the ...

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