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Author Archives: Jason Boleman

Norfolk firm makes donation to Hampton Roads food bank (access required)

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The coronavirus pandemic has increased the already-existing need for food pantry donations in Hampton Roads. A Norfolk firm has decided to help address this issue in their region. Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers donated $5,000 to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia ...

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Million-Dollar Settlements of 2020 (access required)

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A products liability case involving a woman whose hair got caught in a glue machine at a furniture factory leads Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s compilation of Million-Dollar Settlements of 2020. The woman’s scalp was degloved and attempts to replant her scalp ...

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The new normal: Juror safety, backlog are concerns in Northern Virginia (access required)

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With more than 35 million Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a return to some semblance of pre-pandemic life appears to be on the horizon. Along with that new normal comes a pressing issue for courts across the commonwealth: returning to ...

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Group seeks to increase diversity in firm leadership

Historically, leadership in the legal field has lacked diversity and inclusion across race and gender lines. The Legal Council on Leadership Diversity is looking to correct that. Entering its 10th year, the LCLD Fellows Program has sought to increase diversity ...

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Habitual offender repeal crosses over to House (access required)

A bill that reinstates the driving privileges of thousands of Virginians labeled as “habitual offenders” has been taken up by the House of Delegates. Senate Bill 1122, sponsored by Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Moneta, would repeal the remaining provisions of the ...

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