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Beach lawyer wins FELA ruling in W.Va. (access required)

Virginia Beach attorney Richard N. Shapiro has won a ruling from the West Virginia Supreme Court that a general release by a retired locomotive engineer does not bar a mesothelioma claim under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act. Sparrell Ratliff Jr. ...

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VLW wins two awards in company competition (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly brought home two awards from the Dolan Media Company Editorial Summit held in Scottsdale, Ariz., earlier this month. The company, which publishes more than 60 titles in 20 markets nationwide, conducts the annual Samuel B. Spencer Journalism ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On March 23, a Virginia State Bar Second District Subcommittee imposed three different public reprimands on Paul G. Watson IV of Eastville for violating professional rules that govern bar admission and disciplinary matters. According to the VSB, the violations occurred: ...

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