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Defamation Claim Based on Workers’ Comp Form (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia revives plaintiff’s claim that defendant physician defamed him when she falsely stated on a workers’ compensation form that defendant had post-traumatic stress disorder; the circuit court acted prematurely in holding that a medical opinion is ...

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Insurance Contract Limitations Period Controls (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit for breach of a homeowner’s insurance policy for coverage of damage from burst water pipes, a circuit court erred in holding that Virginia Code § 8.01-229(E)(3) tolls the insurance policy’s contractual limitations period to file an action ...

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