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Metro sued under ADA (access required)

WASHINGTON – Eleven advocacy groups for the blind have filed a federal lawsuit to force the city’s subway system to install raised warning strips on rail platform edges. The groups, which include the American Council of the Blind and the ...

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Ethics: A duty to inform clients about ADR? (access required)

Guest Column by D. Alan Rudlin Alternative dispute resolution has unquestionably evolved into much more than an “alternative” to litigation. Embraced and implemented by the courts, by corporate counsel and increasingly by law firms, ADR has become a well established, ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 16, 1996 (access required)

JIRC names Judge Kent as new counsel The Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission last Wednesday announced the appointment of Donald H. Kent as counsel to the commission. He succeeds Reno S. Harp III, who is retiring after serving the commission ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 9 (access required)

Gatewood joins VLW as assistant editor Christopher E. Gatewood has joined Virginia Lawyers Weekly as Assistant Editor. Previously, he worked for the Associated Press in its Richmond bureau, writing and editing news, sports and feature stories. He is a 1995 ...

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Athletes file "emotional abuse" suit (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH – Outraged by what they say was emotional abuse of their daughters, three mothers have sued a gymnastics school and its coaches for assault and battery and the intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress. In a suit ...

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News Analysis: Hearing loss comp barred (access required)

How dead is workers’ comp recovery for cumulative trauma? Really dead, according to an opinion released last week by the Virginia Court of Appeals. The demise now extends from “repetitive motion” claims, such as the commonplace carpal tunnel syndrome, to ...

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