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No Habeas Relief on Consecutive Sentences (access required)

Although a habeas petitioner says the law has changed to allow sentencing courts discretion to run sentences on firearms convictions concurrently, a Norfolk Circuit Court says the court nevertheless could have petitioner’s sentences run consecutively, and the court dismisses the ...

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Nursing home patient fell within first hour of admission – $230,000 Arbitration Award (access required)

Plaintiff, age 69, suffered a severe stroke, resulting in left-side hemiparesis. She underwent rehabilitation at Sentara Norfolk General for six weeks, and then was discharged and transferred to the defendant nursing home for further rehabilitation. On admission, she was placed ...

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