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Norfolk judge OKs negligent supervision claim (access required)

Electrical boxes

A cleaning company employee who was electrocuted while wiping down an electric junction box can bring a negligent supervision claim against an electrical repair company, a Norfolk circuit judge has ruled. Norfolk remains one of the few jurisdictions in Virginia ...

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Fix is recommended for filing fee problem (access required)


It was a case where if something could go wrong, it did. A handful of missteps – some ordinary, others unexpected – put an injured accident victim out of court, dealt his lawyers an unexpected setback and raised questions among ...

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Med-mal plaintiffs press for complete hospital records (access required)


Another ruling in a Newport News court could help lawyers for hospital patients get a comprehensive look at the information hiding deep in electronic medical records. Avery T. “Sandy” Waterman Jr. has been pressing for full disclosure of digital hospital ...

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Apgar: Mediation failure and how to avoid it (access required)


ROANOKE – Going light on preparation can doom your client’s mediation session, one retired judge says. Failure to properly prepare the client was number one on Judge Jonathan Apgar’s list of reasons that mediations don’t work out. The retired judge, ...

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