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Lawyer sued after murder of process server (access required)

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It’s a daily occurrence for family lawyers. The client wants a divorce, the lawyer has prepared the pleadings, and it’s time to get the official papers delivered to the opposing party. The local sheriff’s office can do the job – ...

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Stand and speak: Judges explain rules for contemporaneous objections (access required)

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DANVILLE – In the wake of two recent Virginia Supreme Court opinions addressing cases where litigants claimed they were not given the opportunity to make timely objections at trial, Virginia appellate jurists offered some advice for trial lawyers this month. ...

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Punitives award of $100K reinstated (access required)

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Two plaintiffs suffered minor injuries in an auto accident when their vehicle was struck by a drunken driver talking on a cellphone. A jury awarded plaintiff Victoria Coalson $5,600 and plaintiff Michael Stemke $14,000, and awarded each plaintiff punitive damages ...

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