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Claim: brake lights not working, identity of driver an issue – Defense Verdict (access required)

This rear-end collision occurred at nighttime on Midlothian Turnpike. The defendant was driving a pick-up truck and had been traveling behind the plaintiff’s black sedan for 10 minutes prior to the crash. The defendant testified that he was unfamiliar with ...

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Judge rejects arbitration in nursing home death case (access required)


A state law governing landlord-tenant relations blocked enforcement of a nursing home arbitration clause under a judge’s ruling in a Richmond wrongful death case. That ruling by Richmond Circuit Judge Margaret P. Spencer will stand for the time being, now ...

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Plaintiff could no longer work due to accident injuries – $1,600,000 Settlement (access required)

A tractor-trailer rear-ended the plaintiff on Interstate 95 as she was leaving Altria where she had completed her night shift. Plaintiff suffered a left lower extremity injury involving a fracture of the talus and media malleolus bones of her left ...

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Claim Against Court-Appointed Counsel is Timely (access required)

A plaintiff suing for legal malpractice is a third-party beneficiary of the contract between the commonwealth and plaintiff’s court-appointed lawyer, and his claim is governed by the five-year statute of limitations under Va. Code § 8.01-246; the Richmond Circuit Court ...

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