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S. Ct. Review Granted (access required)

Negligence — Auto Accident – Causation – Striking Of Evidence BACKGROUND: Appellant was a passenger in an automobile driven by appellee that crashed, injuring the passenger. The passenger alleges that driver was speeding, that he failed to maintain a proper ...

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Supreme Court Review Granted (access required)

Review Granted identifies recent cases in which the Virginia Supreme Court has granted petitions for appeal. The information provided comes from the successful petition for appeal and, in some instances, from the brief in opposition. Additional information is available from ...

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Supreme Court to hear 'crashworthiness' case (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Virginia law recognizes a theory in products liability known as the “crashworthiness doctrine.” The crashworthiness doctrine imposes liability on a manufacturer of a vehicle where the vehicle’s design subjects a driver ...

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Research Box: Med-mal tolling (access required)

The following cases consider the question whether the July 1, 1993, revisions to the Virginia Medical Malpractice Act are retroactive: RAY v. INOVA HEALTH SYS. HOSPS. VLW 094-8-300; Fairfax County Cir. Ct. (Hancock) Jan. 4, 1994. In this variation on ...

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