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Divided State High Court Reverses $1M Jury Award Against Virginia Beach Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

“Every human being is a creature of eternal moment and infinite worth. Tyree’s death constitutes an irreparable loss to his family and friends. Although the outcome was tragic, Detective Colas’ decision to fire his weapon, on these specific facts, constituted defense of another as a matter of law,” Justice Stephen R. McCullough wrote in the […]

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Judge: ERISA Claims to Proceed Against Late Physician's Employer Alleging Incomplete Communications With Beneficiary

“I think the case provides a good summary of the distinction between the duty of a fiduciary under an ERISA plan to provide information generally to employees and that’s limited but once an employee seeks the assistance of the HR department and the HR department tells them that they’re going to assist them and preserving […]

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