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Trial lawyers learn from experts, judges (access required)

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HOT SPRINGS – Virginia plaintiffs’ lawyers witnessed stark contrasts in courtroom styles as successful trial attorneys showcased their craft during the annual gathering of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association at The Homestead last month. New Jersey lawyer Tom Vesper donned ...

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No Proof for Post-Termination Commissions (access required)

Although the jury awarded plaintiff, who was terminated by defendant Anonymizer Inc., $139,458.17 in commissions for defendant’s breach of its sales incentive plan, the Fairfax Circuit Court denies plaintiff’s motion to reconsider an award of post-termination commissions. Plaintiff presented insufficient ...

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Plaintiff claims heart attack should have been diagnosed sooner – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that defendant cardiologist failed to timely diagnose and appropriately treat plaintiff’s myocardial infarction. Plaintiff was left with diminished ejection fraction of 30 percent, and required an implantable cardioverter-defribilator. Defendant denied all liability. After all of the arguments and ...

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Forms over substance: Agency can’t retract payments by claiming paperwork errors (access required)

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services has been rebuffed in two different cases in its efforts to get back money it paid for services rendered through Medicaid. In cases from Fairfax and Norfolk, DMAS sought to retract payments of ...

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Woman claims lap pad was left behind during C-section – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a repeat cesarean section delivery on March 15, 2006. The delivery was complicated by a left uterine artery laceration. All documented sponge/ lap pad counts were correct. In July 2009, plaintiff developed abdominal pain that became so severe ...

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Monday leads in bar nods for appeals court (access required)

Roanoke attorney Monica Taylor Monday is the leader in support from Virginia’s statewide bar groups for a seat on the Virginia Court of Appeals. Judge James J. Haley Jr. is retiring in March; leaders of the Senate and House of ...

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