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Ewing Bill Fails In Committee (access required)

The General Assembly may not revisit the issue of what is a “day” for purposes of child support during its upcoming session. A bill that would have included overnight visitations in the calculation of shared custody has died in a ...

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Federal Law Won't Back Bowman Suit (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A chemist fired by a drug company cannot base a Bowman wrongful discharge claim on federal food and drug regulations, a Richmond federal judge has ruled. Bowman and its progeny allow a discharge claim when ...

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Plaintiff Must Yield Transcript (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief A car-crash defendant is entitled to a transcript the plaintiff made of his traffic-court hearing, an Alleghany County circuit judge has ruled. Even though the defendant could have hired a court reporter for the ...

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Day-care chain sued over injection policy (access required)

ALEXANDRIA–Two Northern Virginia mothers whose children are allergic to peanuts have sued a chain of day-care centers that refuses to administer the medicine their sons will need if they have a life-threatening allergic reaction. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District ...

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Adult Kids Get Right To Visit Elderly Dad (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor Adult children can seek to enjoin their stepmother from restricting their visits to their elderly and ill father, a Fairfax circuit judge has ruled. Visitation disputes usually involve minor children. But here, as a matter ...

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