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Chapter 13.
Certain Incidents of Trial
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§ 8.01-374
Procedure when original papers in cause are lost
§ 8.01-374.1
Consolidation or bifurcation of issues or claims in certain cases; appeal
§ 8.01-375
Exclusion of witnesses in civil cases (Subsection (a) of Supreme Court Rule 2:615 derived in part from this section and subsection (b) of Supreme Court Rule 2:615 derived from this section)
§ 8.01-376
Views by juries
§ 8.01-377
Remedy when variance appears between evidence and allegations
§ 8.01-377.1
Summary judgment
§ 8.01-378
Trial judge not to direct verdicts
§ 8.01-379
Argument before jury
§ 8.01-379.1
Informing jury of amounts sued for
§ 8.01-379.2
Jury instructions
§ 8.01-379.2:1
Spoliation of evidence
§ 8.01-379.3
General verdict accompanied by answer to interrogatories
§ 8.01-380
Dismissal of action by nonsuit; fees and costs
§ 8.01-381
What jury may carry out
§ 8.01-382
Verdict, judgment or decree to fix period at which interest begins; final order; judgment or decree for interest
§ 8.01-383
Power to grant new trial; how often
§ 8.01-383.1
Appeal when verdict reduced and accepted under protest; new trial for inadequate damages
§ 8.01-384
Formal exceptions to rulings or orders of court unnecessary; motion for new trial unnecessary in certain cases
§ 8.01-384.1
Interpreters for deaf or hard of hearing in civil proceedings
§ 8.01-384.1:1
Interpreters for non-English-speaking persons in civil cases
§ 8.01-384.2
Waiver of discovery time limitations by parties