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Tag Archives: Judge Michael S. Irvine

Trucker injured after being rear-ended by another tractor-trailer — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Tractor-trailer accident Injuries alleged: Disc herniation at C6-C7 (contested) and aggravation of degenerative disc disease in the cervical spine of a 46-year-old tractor-trailer driver, causing radicular symptoms. Treating surgeon recommended an anterior cervical discectomy fusion (ACDF). Name ...

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House panel quizzes judges on Hernandez (access required)

Several judges seeking reelection by the 2012 General Assembly have run into trouble over criminal disposition issues raised during interviews Dec. 9 before a panel of the House Courts of Justice Committee. Committee members alerted incumbent judges last April to ...

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Hernandez prompts separate interview sessions for high court (access required)

A legislative session to interview candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia split – literally – over the court’s recent decision in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. That case held that judges can defer entering judgment in criminal cases ...

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