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Court saves lawsuit with right person, wrong name (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia, by a 4-3 margin, has agreed with plaintiffs’ lawyers that a lawsuit targeting the alleged negligence of a driver could be revived after nonsuit even though the plaintiff initially named the car’s owner and not the driver. The decision saves the claim of a passenger injured in a three-vehicle Richmond car ...