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"Vapors" exposure claim OK (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A Fairfax couple can sue an oil distribution facility for damage to their home “resulting from exposure to vapors” from a toxic spill at the facility, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. ...

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To The Editor (access required)

Lawyer blasts VSB’s “regrets” to inmate Dear Editor: Recently I received a “Personal & Confidential” letter from the Virginia State Bar in regard to an inmate complaining that I had never sent him his file. The letter was signed by ...

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Big Roanoke Firm Rolls Into Richmond (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor They went first to Danville, then to Charlottesville and Washington. Now the Roanoke-based law firm of Woods, Rogers & Hazlegrove P.L.C. has opened a fifth office–this one within a block of the state capitol. With ...

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Mom Convicted Of Felony Abduction (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A Wisconsin woman who withheld her son from his father and fled to Colorado can be convicted in Virginia of felony parental abduction, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first ...

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