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$600K awarded for fractured wrist (access required)

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A Chesterfield jury has awarded $500,000 plus interest of approximately $104,000 to a 17-year-old driver in a personal injury case resulting from a motor vehicle crash. The crash occurred on May 25, 2016, two weeks before plaintiff’s high school graduation. ...

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Doctors helping doctors (access required)

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A new organization intended to address mental health concerns for physicians could be available as early as March. The Professional Well-Being Program is under development by the Medical Society of Virginia and the Virginia Board of Medicine. Similarly to the ...

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Walk and talk (access required)

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By Stephen Scott BridgeTower Media Newswires If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Many people would perhaps ask for perfect timing, because timing is everything. An individual with perfect timing would be hilarious, an amazing investor, great ...

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‘Piggyback’ appeals nixed in new rule (access required)

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Despite some local customs and contrary advice from the court’s own rules advisors, the Supreme Court of Virginia says one party’s appeal from general district court will not bring all other claims and issues before the circuit court. Effective Jan. ...

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Five deemed ‘highly qualified’ for federal judgeship (access required)

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A Virginia State Bar evaluation panel has recommended five candidates as highly qualified to succeed retiring Norfolk U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith. The VSB Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee interviewed the candidates Oct. 11. The VSB forwarded the evaluation report ...

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It’s the most wonderful BUSIEST time of the year (access required)

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The holidays are here. That means it’s almost time for pumpkin pie, eggnog, presents and parties. Plus it’s everyone’s busiest time of the year. This seems especially true for attorneys, judges and other legal professionals. What’s the best way to ...

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