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Assembly approves payee notification

Without a single “nay” vote at any step, the Virginia General Assembly has approved a law to require insurance companies to notify personal injury claimants when they send settlement checks to claimants’ lawyers. Senate Bill 984, sponsored by Sen. Mark ...

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Supreme Court refuses Disthene appeal

A court-ordered breakup of a family-owned central Virginia mining corporation will stand. The Supreme Court of Virginia on Friday refused to review the decision of Circuit Judge Jane M. Roush calling for a sell-off of assets of The Disthene Group ...

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Summary Affirmances (access required)

The Virginia Court of Appeals has summarily affirmed administrative agency decisions in the following cases: Morris Tile Distributors of Richmond Inc. v. DuBois, Record No 1667-12-2, Jan. 22, 2013, upholding an award of partial permanent disability benefits for a shoulder ...

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