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Attachment statutes pass muster (access required)

Virginia’s attachment statute is constitutional–at least in large part–a federal district judge in Charlottesville has ruled. Virginia’s prejudgment attachment statute was found to provide adequate protection against undue deprivation of property, under a three-step analysis used by the U.S. Supreme ...

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..|1993|.|front page stories|August 16, 1993 PREAMBLE: The practice of law is and must remain a profession. As members of an honored profession, lawyers are expected to exhibit the highest standards of honesty and integrity. In addition, lawyers must strive to ...

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Lawyer/officer not liable under CERCLA (access required)

Although a lawyer was an officer and shareholder in a company which operated a Florida landfill, he is not liable for environmental cleanup costs, a U.S. District Court in Alexandria has ruled. The court said that neither the lawyer’s status ...

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Gas leak case settled for $897K (access required)

A woman has reached a settlement of nearly $900,000 with a gas company after an explosion in her beauty salon. The woman was burned on her face, neck and arms after she lit a cigarette and triggered an explosion, said ...

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