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AG sues furniture company

A lawsuit filed by Virginia’s attorney general demands injunctive relief, consumer refunds and civil penalties from HomeSpun Home Fashions of Petersburg.  Attorney General Bob McDonnell claims the company failed to timely ship more than 100 orders.  McDonnell said that HomeSpun ...

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Train in vain (access required)

Here’s a nightmare that would haunt any lawyer. But for a West Coast law firm, it was a scenario that was all too real. A courier, entrusted with a document that had to get there in time, fell asleep on ...

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Med-mal cap fight on horizon for 2009 (access required)

Familiar battle lines between plaintiffs’ lawyers and doctors will be forming soon over a possible increase in Virginia’s $2 million cap on damages in medical malpractice cases. The arena has been quiet for nine years as the malpractice cap advanced ...

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