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Veterans, Unemployment Benefits Exempt from Creditor (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court dismisses a judgment creditor’s garnishment action against a debtor who has properly claimed exemptions in veteran’s benefits and unemployment benefits. The creditor cited as authority Roe & Assocs. v. White, No. CL 04S-1656, 71 Va. Cir. ...

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FELA Lung Cancer Case Stays in Norfolk (access required)

In a retired railroad engineer’s FELA suit alleging he developed lung cancer from asbestos and/or diesel exhaust exposure, a Norfolk Circuit Court rejects defendant railroads’ request to dismiss the case because Ohio or Pennsylvania courts would be a more convenient ...

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Discovery Ordered on Welder ‘Run Date’ (access required)

In this suit alleging wrongful death from injuries sustained when a gas-powered welder defendant manufactured exploded and emitted fiery gasoline, the Richmond Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for a bill of particulars and orders defendant to provide the requested discovery ...

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No Sovereign Immunity for Driving Inmates (access required)

A defendant sergeant for the sheriff’s department who allegedly rear-ended plaintiff while driving two work inmates in a city vehicle to a job site does not have sovereign immunity from a personal injury action filed by plaintiff. Routine driving activities ...

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