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Medical practice pays $3.3M for alleged unnecessary tests (access required)

A Virginia-based pain management practice will pay $3.29 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the federal government and billed it for medically unnecessary tests. The case was brought by former Physical Medicine Associates LTD employee Michelle O’Connor, a physician ...

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VSB’s Young Lawyers Conference awarded for diversity program (access required)

A Virginia State Bar program dedicated to introducing young minorities to the legal profession has received a national award for its work. The Oliver Hill/Samuel Tucker Pre-Law Institute won first place in the 2019 Embracing Diversity Challenge hosted by the ...

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22 elected to Bar Counsel after record turnout (access required)

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Twenty-two lawyers will begin their terms as Virginia State Bar Counsel members beginning July 1 after they were elected by the highest voter turnout since the bar switched to electronic balloting. Twelve of them will be entering their first three-year ...

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Opioid strike force to go after docs who overprescribe (access required)

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A federal task force devoted to prosecuting medical professionals who overprescribe opioids in Appalachia has begun operating in the Western District of Virginia. The Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid strike force began work late last year and has since charged 53 ...

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Gentry Locke announces firm leadership for 2019 (access required)

Gentry Locke has announced the selection of its 2019 management committee. Matthew W. Broughton, W. William Gust, Guy M. Harbert, K. Brett Marston and Maxwell H. Wiegard will serve as members alongside managing partner Monica Taylor Monday. The committee oversees ...

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Richmond J&DR court to host Oliver Hill Day celebration (access required)

For the 22nd year in a row, the Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court will host an event honoring the memory of local attorney and civil rights icon Oliver White Hill Sr. Hill is best known for his role in ...

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Richmond attorney elected to American Bankruptcy Institute board (access required)

Richmond attorney Jennifer McLemore has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute. McLemore’s term on the board will last three years, serving alongside 59 other board members. She previously served as co-chair of ...

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