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Fired workers out of luck? (access required)

Workers claiming employment discrimination gained a big victory last year: The Virginia Supreme Court allowed a plaintiff to bring a state claim for wrongful discharge under the Bowman exception. But a bill working its way through the General Assembly would ...

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News in Brief for Feb. 13, 1995 (access required)

Legislators ease off VSB…mostly Del Glenn. R. Croshaw, D-Va. Beach, has kept his promise to withdraw most of his legislation to limit or study the Virginia State Bar. His promise came in a deal made with VSB officers last month. ...

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IOLTA would become voluntary (access required)

Mandatory IOLTA in Virginia soon may be dead. The controversial program would be rolled back from mandatory to opt-out status under a bill presently working its way through the General Assembly. The roll-back measure is the fruit of a compromise ...

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What changes mean to you (access required)

Here’s what all the new legislation and compromise deals would mean to you and your practice: * No More Mandatory IOLTA. You would be able to choose if you participate in the IOLTA program. If you do, your bank would ...

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VSB, Croshaw strike deal (access required)

Officers of the Virginia State Bar have brokered a deal with Del. Glenn R. Croshaw, D-Va. Beach, to bring the agency back from the brink of drastic funding and staff cuts. The deal leaves in place a freeze on new ...

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Carrier can't tender limits, then walk (access required)

An automobile liability carrier may not tender its policy limits and be relieved of its duty to defend its policyholder, a Fredericksburg Circuit judge has ruled. In late January, the judge reversed his mid-November bench ruling, a holding that had ...

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