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Med-mal plaintiff gets another chance

A federal appeals court has reversed dismissal of a medical malpractice suit filed by a man who claimed he was harmed when he participated in a cocaine research study sponsored by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Charlottesville U.S. District Judge Glen ...

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Backseat passenger charged with DUI after wreck

Bedford County authorities have charged a backseat passenger with driving under the influence based on evidence she grabbed the vehicle’s steering wheel and caused a wreck. The unusual charge stems from a single-car accident in January where several people were ...

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Is W&L law the future of legal education?

While news reports note plummeting law school applications, one legal scholar sees salvation for legal education in the third-year practicum embraced by Washington & Lee’s law school. The enthusiastic review comes from William Henderson, law professor at Indiana University law ...

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Assembly approves payee notification

Without a single “nay” vote at any step, the Virginia General Assembly has approved a law to require insurance companies to notify personal injury claimants when they send settlement checks to claimants’ lawyers. Senate Bill 984, sponsored by Sen. Mark ...

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Supreme Court refuses Disthene appeal

A court-ordered breakup of a family-owned central Virginia mining corporation will stand. The Supreme Court of Virginia on Friday refused to review the decision of Circuit Judge Jane M. Roush calling for a sell-off of assets of The Disthene Group ...

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Cardwell receives Carrico award

Richmond criminal defense lawyer Claire G. Cardwell has been honored by her peers with the 2013 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award. The Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section presented the award Feb. 1 during its annual seminar in Charlottesville. The ...

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