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Attorney is tagged for malpractice, fraud – $524,975 Verdict (access required)

Defendant represented plaintiff Whyard in her divorce. He never pursued pendente lite spousal support, failed to designate any experts, was deficient in his discovery efforts and took no depositions. He convinced Whyard to accept a settlement one business day before ...

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Waste not

Here’s the scoop on the poop. The dog poop case in Fairfax, that is. In Fairfax yesterday, a woman charged with violating a county pooper-scooper ordinance was found not guilty by a jury after a day-long trial. Why did this ...

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Waste not

Here’s the scoop on the poop. The dog poop case in Fairfax, that is. In Fairfax yesterday, a woman charged with violating a county pooper-scooper ordinance was found not guilty by a jury after a day-long trial. Why did this ...

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Case over failure to diagnose prostate cancer settles – $1,375,000 Settlement (access required)

Due to a rise in patient’s PSA (prostate specific antigen—a marker for potential prostate cancer), patient’s primary physician referred him to a urologist who recommended a prostate biopsy to determine if the cause of the rise in PSA was due ...

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Court Approves Dealer’s Service Center (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court upholds the decision of the commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles rejecting Springfield Toyota’s challenge to Page Toyota’s plans to open a Toyota Certified Service Center (TCSC) within the same Relative Market Area (RMA) in ...

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Slander of Title Claim Barred After Two Years (access required)

In this first-impression case, a Fairfax Circuit Court applies a two-year statute of limitations to a claim for slander of title and dismisses as time-barred a woman’s claim against Wells Fargo based on her husband’s alleged forgery of her signature ...

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Woman, 89, hurt by chair defect, repair kit at issue – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, then 89, was seated in her home stairway elevator when her seat pivoted without warning, causing her to fall out of the chair and down the staircase, breaking her neck and wrist. Suit was filed against the product manufacturer ...

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