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Lawyer gets one-year suspension for misleading judge (access required)

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A Covington lawyer has his license suspended for a year for helping a client get his driving privileges restored without telling the judge about a hearing scheduled later that day on the client’s felony charge of unlicensed driving. Marcus N. ...

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Estate settles texting-and-driving suit for $800,000 (access required)

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Distracted drivers – talking, texting, e-mailing, or playing “Words with Friends” – are increasingly causing serious accidents and finding themselves targets for lawsuits. Jay Tronfeld of Richmond said his firm sees cases “all the time,” particularly involving younger, texting drivers. ...

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Should the legal limit be dropped to 0.05? (access required)

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A recent recommendation from the National Traffic Safety Board is drawing the ire of DUI attorneys. The NTSB’s report, “Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired Driving,” made several suggestions about improving the safety of the country’s roads. Included in the ...

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