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Justice warns insurance case may paint courts ‘into a corner’

Insurance companies scored a win at the Supreme Court of Virginia with a coverage decision last month that could limit available insurance in some tort cases. Revisiting an earlier opinion hailed by insurers, the court stuck to its position denying ...

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High court provides primer on preserving objections (access required)

A major brain injury claim that drew a small verdict from a Fairfax County jury provided an opportunity for the Supreme Court of Virginia to offer guidance to lawyers on preserving objections in a trial court record. The auto accident ...

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A tale of two cases: Land use lawyers scrutinize permits (access required)

A developer that wants to build in the historic town of Occoquan got a green light from the Supreme Court of Virginia earlier this month, in a case that raises questions about the role of “Special Use Permits” in regulating ...

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Twelve for ’12: A look at the stories we’ll be watching in the coming year (access required)

For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...

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