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Looking back on 2011: The year in legal news (access required)

The reversal of a 20-year-old noncompete case lead the case news from Virginia Lawyers in 2011. Much of the first half of year featured news from the General Assembly. Officials at the Virginia State Bar sparred with legislators over $5 ...

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Court orders record sanction against Charlottesville lawyer (access required)

In what appears to be the final trial court chapter of a tangled Charlottesville legal saga, a judge has imposed $542,000 in sanctions against attorney Matthew B. Murray for hiding evidence and trying to deflect blame for lapses in his ...

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Judge OKs medical records in lacrosse slaying case (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) Attorneys for a University of Virginia lacrosse player charged with killing a female lacrosse star will be allowed to examine her medical records, a judge ruled Monday. Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward Hogshire ruled after an hour-long, private session ...

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Wrongful Death Verdict Is ‘Excessive’ (access required)

In this wrongful death case, a Charlottesville Circuit Court finds plaintiff Isaiah Lester’s jury award of $6,227,000 as the beneficiary of his wife’s estate grossly disproportionate to the injuries actually suffered, and the court will remit $4,127,000, leaving him with ...

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Immunity for Fellow, Not for Nurse (access required)

Medical interns and residents do not automatically have sovereign immunity from med-mal claims, but in this suit alleging a pediatric cardiology patient died from improper medication, a board-certified pediatrician, who took the infant’s medical history and who was six weeks ...

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Verdict slashed, lawyer referred for discipline (access required)

A Charlottesville judge slashed a record wrongful death verdict by two-thirds and ordered sanctions against the plaintiff and his lawyer in the aftermath of a hotly contested trial. Circuit Court Judge Edward L. Hogshire also referred Charlottesville lawyer Matthew B. ...

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