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News in Brief for May 1, 1995 (access required)

Lawyer can sue bank for trust account mistake A lawyer can sue his bank if the bank errs in handling the lawyer’s trust account, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled. The lawyer need not rely on his client to bring ...

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News in Brief for April 24, 1995 (access required)

Portrait of Judge Catterall unveiled At an April 18 ceremony at the State Corporation Commission, officers of the Virginia Bar Association and the SCC unveiled a portrait of the late Judge Ralph T. Catterall, a former SCC chairman. The portrait ...

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Review Granted (312282) (access required)

Review Granted provides a brief synopsis of recent cases in which the Virginia Supreme Court has granted petitions for appeal. This feature appears in the last issue of Virginia Lawyers Weekly each month. The information provided comes from the successful ...

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Jury gives $5K to fired woman (access required)

A Loudoun County jury has returned a $5,000 verdict for a woman who claimed she was forced out of her job because of sex discrimination. The decision comes in one of the cases remanded by the Supreme Court in last ...

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Little rule 11 no basis for conspiracy (access required)

A plaintiff cannot sue for civil conspiracy based on a claim that defendants conspired to file frivolous lawsuits in violation of the Virginia sanctions statute, a Fairfax Circuit judge has ruled. The court found that a civil conspiracy requires collaboration ...

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