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Mine Void Owners’ Claims Time-Barred (access required)

Plaintiff landowners’ claims that defendant mining company unlawfully diverted excess wastewater from an underground coal mine into mine voids located beneath plaintiffs’ land are barred by the applicable statutes of limitations, and plaintiffs have not shown that they suffered any ...

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Lawyers disciplined for helping mortgage ‘rescue’ firms (access required)


Two Virginia lawyers have been sidelined as a result of involvement with so-called mortgage rescue operations in other states. An Alexandria lawyer was revoked in Virginia after being preemptively disbarred in Maryland. Despite never having a Maryland law license, Tawana ...

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Resort Owners Must Exhaust Remedies in Dock Dispute (access required)

In this dispute over plaintiff landowners’ right to build a dock on their Smith Mountain Lake property over which defendant power company has a Flowage Easement and federal license, a Roanoke U.S. District Court denies plaintiffs’ motion to remand their ...

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HOA Seeks Fire Code Violation Review (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court denies a homeowners association’s petition requesting the State Building Code Technical Review Board to review the HOA’s citations for local fire code violations following a final determination by a Local Board of Fire Prevention Code Appeals; ...

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