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A medical malpractice insurance company is asking a federal judge to rule it has no duty to provide lawyers to defend Roanoke doctors being sued by patients claiming they contracted meningitis from tainted steroid injections. Two radiologists facing at least ...Read More »
A jury can decide whether one doctor defamed another in a clash over treatment of a patient who died after being struck by a tractor-trailer, the Supreme Court of Virginia said on Oct. 31. Dr. Bradley J. Cashion, an anesthesiologist, ...Read More »
A New York investment advisor who hoped to build a large-scale bomb shelter in rural Virginia to defend against weapons of mass destruction has won a $1.76-million jury verdict against the Texas company that supplied the shelter components. In his ...Read More »
A circuit judge up for re-election at the coming General Assembly session may confront questions about his curt treatment of a lawyer during a 2009 courtroom exchange that prompted a disciplinary charge. That year, Bedford County Circuit Judge James W. ...Read More »
A divided 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has given new life to a once-floundering class action lawsuit alleging gender discrimination by the Family Dollar discount chain. The ruling allows the plaintiffs in Scott v. Family Dollar Stores (VLW 013-2-185) to ...Read More »