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Dolson names priorities (access required)

When asked to name the most important issues now facing the legal profession, Fairfax lawyer Laurie L. Dolson lists two. One is access to the justice system. The other is client relations. And Dolson, the current president of the Fairfax ...

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Eleven win mediation contracts (access required)

By Robert SmithMidford, News Editor Mediation will mean money to 11 bidders awarded Supreme Court contracts to provide mediation services free of charge to parties in trial-level cases beginning this fall. The program may also serve as a model for ...

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Repetitive motion not occupational disease (access required)

High court reverses Appeals coverage ruling By Robert SmithMidford, News Editor A repetitive motion condition is not compensable as an occupational disease, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled, reversing a controversial 1992 Court of Appeals’ decision. The Supreme Court found ...

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Judge axes hospital's lien by 50% (access required)

To provide a plaintiff incentive to settle, a Richmond circuit judge has slashed the medical lien of a state hospital by 50 percent. Without the reduction, the plaintiff would have been left with no recovery due to other medical liens ...

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