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Jury rejects car seat defect claim in brain injury case

An Abingdon federal jury decided a child car seat was not defective, closing the door on a $50-million claim for damages for an 8-year-old girl who suffered devastating brain damage in a 2009 auto accident. The jury deliberated about six ...

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APABA-VA honors Judge Lee

WASHINGTON–U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Virginia on Nov. 5. The group held its annual installation dinner at George restaurant in Georgetown. Nhon Nguyen of ...

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APABA-VA honors Judge Lee

WASHINGTON–U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Virginia on Nov. 5. The group held its annual installation dinner at George restaurant in Georgetown. Nhon Nguyen of ...

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Hunton recognized for pro bono work for vets

Hunton & Williams LLP was recognized last week for its lawyers’ pro bono work on behalf of veterans. Since 2008, Hunton lawyers have provided legal help to recent veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan seeking disability benefits; they ...

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Parkway driver wins breathalyzer challenge

A driver who admitted drinking before watching a race at the Martinsville speedway and who blew a .12 beat a charge of DUI on the Blue Ridge Parkway because the government could not prove the accuracy of the Intox EC/IR ...

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Trump still in court in effort to buy Kluge home

A bank’s effort to move Donald Trump from the head of line for buyers of the Kluge mansion in Albemarle County remains alive in federal court. U.S. District Judge Norman Moon denied Trump’s motion to dismiss the suit filed by ...

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