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Judge rejects action for spoliation of evidence (access required)

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An injured worker blocked from a product defect case cannot sue his employer for losing a propane heater blamed for his injuries, a Henrico County Circuit judge has ruled. Virginia does not recognize an independent claim for spoliation of evidence, ...

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Your theory, themes are keys to trying your case (access required)

To try a case effectively, you need to have a theory of the case, and you need to develop themes to help persuade the jury. Although they are both important, they are not the same thing, and both need to ...

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Discovering the value in forensic accounting (access required)

Too often, family lawyers and business litigators consider forensic accountants an unaffordable luxury when it comes to advancing their cases. The misperception is penny-wise and pound-foolish. Whether tracing funds, uncovering hidden assets or educating the parties on damages, hiring well-trained ...

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Ex-lawyer charged with taking client money (access required)

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A former Richmond lawyer has been indicted on a felony embezzlement charge for allegedly converting most of a $60,000 settlement to his personal use. The criminal charge against Darryl A. Parker is based on the same allegations that led to ...

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