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Girl died after improper intubation for med overdose – $1 million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s daughter (decedent) was 16 years old and took an overdose of prescription medicine in an apparent attempt at suicide. The girl’s mother found her on her bed semiconscious and called 9-1-1. Since her father was an officer in the ...

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Man suffered back injury in rearend auto accident – $775,000 Settlement (access required)

On July 6, 2016 Ronald Johnson, a 49-year-old high-speed door technician, was a passenger in a vehicle operated by a co-worker, when they were struck from behind on Interstate 95 in Stafford County. Mr. Johnson did not receive emergency treatment. ...

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019-8-070 – Estes v. Belshes (access required)

Estes v. Belshes. Case No. CL-18001459-00, Aug 1, 2019; 25th Cir. Ct. (Goodwin). Charles F. Hinton Jr. for Plaintiff, Michael E. Olszewski for Defendant. VLW 019-8-070, 2 pp. Download Full-Text Opinion

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McEachin wins party nomination for Richmond prosecutor job (access required)

Colette McEachin outpolled Alex Taylor to become the Democratic nominee for Richmond commonwealth’s attorney in party voting this month. As the winner, McEachin became the Democratic nominee for November’s special election, which will be held on the same date as ...

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019-8-071 – Mallory v. LeClairRyan (access required)

Mallory v. LeClairRyan. Case No. CL17-6164-8, Aug. 8, 2019; Richmond Cir. Ct. (Jenkins). VLW 019-8-071, 8 pp. Download Full-Text Opinion

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Legal aid effort targets evictions

Virginia lawyers are being recruited to help counsel tenants facing eviction. Free CLE credits are part of the lure. The Virginia Poverty Law Center and the Virginia State Bar Access to Legal Services Committee have invited lawyers to attend an ...

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