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No Bifurcation for Tainted Bivalve Trial (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging illness from eating contaminated oysters at defendant’s restaurant, the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss his suit, as litigation has been ongoing for two years, there are multiple third-party complaints up the ...

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Court Compels ‘Instructor’ Testimony (access required)

In this medical malpractice action, testimony by personnel responsible for the instruction of defendant hospital’s employees is sufficiently relevant to ultimate issues in this case and reasonably intended to unearth admissible evidence, and the Newport News Circuit Court grants plaintiff’s ...

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Defective Guardrail Suit Not Time-Barred (access required)

Plaintiffs who are suing defendant Trinity Industries for their injuries in a 2011 auto accident in Virginia, when an allegedly defective highway guard rail rammed through the driver-side door and punctured the passenger compartment, have sufficiently allegedly fraudulent concealment by ...

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