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$2.75M verdict stands despite jury’s media exposure (access required)

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Even though jurors heard about earlier legal problems for a Leb­anon doctor defending a medical malpractice case, the jury’s $2.75 million verdict will be allowed to stand, a federal judge in Abingdon has ruled. The trial against Dr. Dwight L. ...

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Shopper struck by falling Christmas tree boxes at Big Lots – Defendant’s motion for summary judgment granted (access required)

Plaintiff claimed boxed artificial Christmas trees were improperly stacked, fell from a shelf and struck her in the head at the Big Lots store in Fredericksburg on Dec. 8, 2012. Plaintiff, who was 25 years old and five months pregnant ...

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Business partner transferred funds to trading account – $2,644,500 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiffs, both Afghani nationals who lived in Kabul, along with the defendant, who lived in Fairfax County, formed Rosta Construction Company. Rosta bid on and won a subcontract to build out seven buildings and the surrounding area at the Kabul ...

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Ex-partner sues LeClairRyan for gender discrimination (access required)

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A federal lawsuit paints an unflattering picture of male-dominated leadership at the Richmond-based LeClairRyan law firm, but the firm contends the criticism is misplaced. Former LeClairRyan partner Michele Burke Craddock claims in her lawsuit that she was a victim of ...

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