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Pedestrian hit on store sidewalk recovers for emotional injuries – $324,000 Verdict (access required)

On March 9, 2007, the vehicle driven by the defendant approached a set of parking spaces in front of a gas-station convenience store. The defendant did not stop, ran over the curb onto the sidewalk in front of store, and ...

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Lawyer mismanaged assets, is convicted of embezzlement (access required)

A Falls Church lawyer has been convicted of embezzlement after being ordered to reimburse more than $275,000 in excess fees she charged for management of an elderly couple’s assets, according the Virginia State Bar and court records. A 2009 report ...

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Twelve for ’12: A look at the stories we’ll be watching in the coming year (access required)

For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...

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Jury finds for co-defendant in legal malpractice case – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff alleged that her attorneys breached the standard of care in handling her divorce and equitable distribution matter. Because of this alleged breach, she claimed she agreed to enter into a property settlement agreement that provided less than she ...

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