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Garnishments under attack in Roanoke (access required)

Hundreds of garnishments in the Roanoke area may be open to attack following a decision by a Roanoke General District judge. Under the ruling, the judge dismissed garnishments in four cases because a “suggestion” was not filed with a summons ...

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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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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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