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    Employer Has A Duty To Family Of Asbestos Worker

    Employer has a duty of care to Asbestos Worker’s family. MichieHamlett partners Kyle McNew and Greg Webb contributed an amicus brief to the winning argument in a recent Virginia Supreme Court decision. The Court considered whether a company is responsible for mesothelioma, an asbestos cancer, of family members exposed to asbestos brought home on a […]

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    Lee Livingston named 2019 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in the Charlottesville area

    MichieHamlett attorney Lee Livingston was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the Charlottesville area.  This is Lee’s third time receiving this prestigious title (2015; 2017). Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” […]

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    9 MichieHamlett Lawyers Included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

    MichieHamlett is pleased to announce that 9 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of […]

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    Lee Livingston named BestLawyers® 2017 Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlottesville.

    LEE LIVINGSTON has a 20-year, powerful history of success helping people who have been harmed by the negligence of others. This has resulted in a long list of peer review awards including Best Lawyers, US News and World Report medical malpractice lawyer of the year in 2012 and personal injury lawyer of the year in […]

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    Takata’s Latest Airbag Recall is Largest Auto Safety Defect

      After recalling over 24 million cars so far, Takata is issuing another recall for air bags, making it the largest recall in our history. This week, Takata announced an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall another 25 to 40 million air bag inflators.  That means 25 to 40 million […]

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    Prince Didn’t Have a Will – Do You?

    May 2, 2016 — Attorney Jim Cox was interviewed by Sherry Taylor at Z95.1 in Charlottesville on the subject of wills. Take a listen!

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    Lisa Brook New Co-Chair of Women’s Bar Section

    Lisa Brook is new Co-Chair of Women’s Bar Section.

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    Is Teen E-cigarette Use a Gateway for Tobacco Cigarettes?

    By Greg Webb, August 12, 2015   The scientific community is still at odds over the benefits, and potential risks, of e-cigarettes. The biggest question continues to be whether using e-cigarettes helps to reduce the number of people smoking traditional cigarettes. The latest study focusing on teens does not offer any answers; in fact it […]

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    Homeopathic Remedies—The FDA Begins to Explore Safety Regulations

    By Greg Webb, April 4, 2015 – On grocery store shelves full of cold and pain medications, there is no way to differentiate FDA approved products.

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    Graco Fined $10m by NHTSA for Delaying Recall of Child Car Seats.

    By Greg Webb, April 3, 2015 – After the recall of Graco car seats in 2014, Graco Children’s Products has been fined $10 million by the NHTSA for failing to issue a timely recall for car seats with a defective buckle.

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