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Oct 30, 2019

Clinic didn’t know of suit, is stuck with big judgment

A judge has refused to undo a $2.3 million medical malpractice judgment against a former Salem medical clinic that didn’t know it was being sued because its registered agent did not forward the suit papers. A former patient obtained a default judgment and secured a jury verdict before the defunct clinic’s doctors were ever alerted […]

May 24, 2018

Hearing set on white nationalists’ motions to dismiss suit

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) A federal judge is set to hear arguments from white nationalists and others that a lawsuit against them over last summer’s violence in Charlottesville should be dismissed. A hearing on motions from a number of defendants to dismiss the lawsuit brought by 10 Virginia residents is scheduled for the morning of May 24 […]

May 21, 2018

High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to Virginia’s decades-old ban on uranium mining. The state has had a ban on uranium mining in place since 1982, soon after the discovery of a massive uranium deposit in the state’s Pittsylvania County. It’s the largest known deposit in the United States […]

Apr 6, 2018

Federal judge: Political parties can ban disloyal members

A federal judge in Harrisonburg has ruled that political parties have the right to prevent members who break their rules from participating in party-run nomination processes. The decision came March 31, in response to a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republican Party members from Frederick County who said they were unlawfully prohibited from […]

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