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Landlord Denied Possession of Apartment (access required)

Although bail bondsmen appeared at landlord’s premises to arrest a person at defendant tenant’s apartment, who the landlord says was banned from the property, a Richmond Circuit Court denies landlord’s suit for possession of tenant’s apartment for her alleged violation ...

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Child with asthma negligently diagnosed and treated for Cystic Fibrosis – $2,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 15-year-old male with mild persistent asthma, was negligently diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (“CF”) and pancreatic insufficiency (“PI”) at the age of five, and treated for the diseases until shortly before his 13th birthday. His diagnoses were never properly ...

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In-house lawyer beats VSB in ethics dust-up (access required)

Even though his company was twice sanctioned in litigation with a software supplier, a former in-house lawyer came out almost unscathed in a battle with the Virginia State Bar over ethics charges based on how he handled a multi-million-dollar business ...

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Jury in child birth claim out less than two hours – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Nov. 20, 2008, the plaintiff mother presented to the hospital for labor and delivery. During the delivery, the defendant obstetrician encountered a shoulder dystocia. In response, the defendant obstetrician performed various delivery maneuvers in an effort to safely deliver ...

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