Barnes v. Mitchell Type of Case: Above-knee amputation, pelvic fracture in traffic crash involving police car Attorneys: John C. Shea, Andrea J. Geiger, Louis D. Snesil, Richmond Summary: The 18-year-old plaintiff was a passenger in a tow truck that crashed ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: January 2009
Allen v. City of Petersburg Type of Case: Wrongful death, traffic crash involving police car Attorneys: Paul D. Hux, Petersburg; P. Christopher Guedri, Douglas A. Barry, Richmond Summary: A couple in their 70s were killed when a police cruiser driving ...Read More »
The brothers of Sigma Chi told a 4th Circuit panel yesterday their fraternity was kicked off campus without due process. The fraternity’s lawyer, Christopher Aldo Porco, described the university’s disciplinary proceeding as “reminiscent of the kangaroo court that expelled the ...
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A decedent’s biological daughter, adopted in Pennsylvania at age two by her stepfather, can inherit from decedent, who died intestate, a share of his personal property and of real property he owned in Virginia at the time of his death, ...Read More »
A bill to clarify confusion about where Virginia college students should register to vote won approval from a House subcommittee yesterday. As The News & Advance reports, the bill doesn’t mention college students specifically, but seeks to clarify some of ...Read More »
A University of Richmond law school team took top prize at the National Labor and Employment Mock Trial Competition in Chicago last weekend, the school reports. Sixty-nine teams competed. Team members Jeannine Panzera, Scott Jones, Kristen Wright and Hank Gates ...
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Arlington Circuit Judge Joanne F. Alper is one of five candidates the House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees will interview on Feb. 4 for the Virginia Court of Appeals vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jean Harrison Clements. The ...Read More »
The 4th Circuit says a defendant modular home contractor waived its right to compel arbitration of a buyer’s warranty claims because the contractor waited until the eve of trial, after two years of pretrial motions and a jury verdict against ...Read More »
Confidential Type of Case: Wrongful death, traffic crash Attorneys: Kevin L. Locklin, Manassas Summary: Plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by another car on Route 7 in Fairfax County. He was ejected when his vehicle rolled over and died from blunt force ...Read More »