Anthony Early and his family were traveling north on Interstate 581 near downtown Roanoke in December 2001. They were hit head-on by a woman named Carol McKenna, who was going south. A few minutes later, the Earlys’ car was struck ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2007
Budget documents from the Virginia Department of Forensic Science describe the instruments that measure the level of intoxication content as “dated, unstable and unreliable.” Peter M. Marone, director of the department, says a more accurate description of the Intoxilyzer 5000 ...Read More »
Lewis T. Stoneburner is a very successful lawyer, as a string of seven-figure verdicts in personal injury cases in recent years illustrates. But he goes to a tax specialist for tax advice and to a trust and estates lawyer for ...Read More »
A woman signed a “general release of claims” in exchange for a better severance deal can still sue for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held. The Department of Labor’s own ...Read More »
Litigators who like to catalogue race-neutral bases for striking prospective jurors can add another one that has worked in federal court in Richmond: being a veteran of a Richmond jury. A 1986 case, Batson v. Kentucky, and its progeny protect ...
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Our colleagues at the Colorado Springs Business Journal have become the latest Dolan Media Company operation to join the blogosphere. They launched their blog, the CSBJ Blog, this past Monday. Previously the CSBJ had maintained a local golf league blog. ...
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Read it and weep if you’re a plaintiff’s trial attorney—or take credit if you’re a Republican attorney general. Directorship magazine has ranked Virginia as having the second-best liability climate in the country for business. Nebraska ranked first. The magazine says ...Read More »