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Jury decides for son in Arlington will contest (access required)

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An Arlington County jury has found for the son of a well-known local restaurateur in a multi-mil­lion-dollar tug-of-war over assets left after the man’s death. The case could be headed for the Supreme Court of Virginia. Tom Sarris owned restaurants ...

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VBA honors three at the group’s summer meeting (access required)

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HOT SPRINGS — The Virginia Bar Association honored two leaders in the community of Virginia lawyers who practice before the State Corporation Commission at its summer meeting last month at The Homestead. Anthony J. Gambardella Jr. and Guy T. Tripp ...

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Rules protect workers who enter confined spaces (access required)

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The dangers of working in confined spaces have been well known and documented for over 2,000 years. During the rule of the Roman emperor Trajan (53-117 AD), physicians of the day wrote of the ill effects suffered by convicts forced ...

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$42 million: Settlement reached in logging accident that hurt three, killed one (access required)

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Victims of an explosion and fire at a Southside Virginia logging site in 2011 have settled product liability claims for a total of $42 mil­lion, lawyers report. Four workers suffered severe burns when welding machinery exploded in flames as the men ...

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McAuliffe promises swift action after felon-rights ruling (access required)

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After his blanket felon-rights res­toration order was struck down by the Supreme Court of Virginia July 22, Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s adminis­tration said it would move quickly to ensure thousands of felons hop­ing to cast ballots in November’s election would be ...

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Associates: Taking a working or a real vacation this summer? (access required)

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By Shawn Healy In the busy world of law firms and intimidating goals for billable hours, the time spent at the firm can grow, and the time spent outside of work can diminish. Most associates feel pressure, either internal or ...

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