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Jury finds for car-seat maker in high-profile Abingdon case (access required)

An Abingdon federal jury last week rejected claims that a $50 child car seat was defective, closing the door on a $50-million claim for damages for an 8-year-old girl who suffered devastating brain damage in a 2009 auto accident. The ...

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Officer Assault Yields ‘Career Offender’ Sentence (access required)

A defendant’s prior Virginia conviction for assault and battery on a police officer was a “crime of violence” that supports a sentencing enhancement for “career offender” status under federal sentencing guidelines, and the Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court overrules ...

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