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Alston nominated for federal seat of Judge Lee (access required)

Seal of the US District Court Eastern Dist VA Norfolk

Virginia Court of Appeals Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. soon will be nominated officially by President Trump to succeed U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee on the Eastern District federal bench. Trump announced June 7 his intent to nominate a ...

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ER doctor wins defense verdict in Wise County (access required)


A jury in Wise County returned a defense verdict for an emergency room doctor in late February after a patient filed a medical malpractice suit seeking millions of dollars in damages. The plaintiff, Michael Mitchell, presented to the emergency department ...

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Medical malpractice suit tops ‘Largest Verdicts’ (access required)


A verdict handed down by a Fairfax jury in a medical malpractice suit tops the list in Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s compilation of “Largest Verdicts” for 2017. When a 55-year-old woman died from complications after a balloon used during a noninvasive surgery ...

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Attorney named construction law fellow

Michael L. Sterling has been named a Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Sterling, who is a managing partner for Vandeventer Black, was selected based on multiple criteria: Fellow input, independent and internal research, nominations by CLSA Fellows, attorney opinions, ...

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