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Umbrella policy provides wrongful death coverage – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent, Cody Campbell, was a 22-year old unmarried high school graduate who lived with his parents and siblings at the time of his death. He had been adopted at age 4, and was extremely close to his family, showing ...

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Teacher’s aide killed in collision with police car – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 33-year-old decedent, Ashley McIntosh, drove her car out of a shopping center on a green light and was proceeding eastbound through an intersection. A northbound police car operated by the defendant, Fairfax County police officer Amanda Perry, went through ...

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Administrative – Marine Regulation – Crab Dredging (access required)

A commercial waterman’s claim that the circuit court should have struck the Virginia Marine Resources Commission’s entire scheme for regulating crab dredging, instead of just a portion of the regulations, is moot because of the commission’s subsequent amendments consistent with ...

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Criminal – Suspended Sentence – Revocation – Rule 5A:18 (access required)

A trial court had subject matter jurisdiction to revoke a defendant’s suspended sentence; further, even though his original period of suspension had expired at the time of the revocation, the Court of Appeals says defendant is unable to demonstrate a ...

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Workers’ Comp – Late Payments – Employer Penalties – Docketing Application (access required)

An employer’s claim that it continued to pay a resort housekeeper at or above her workers’ comp rate after she returned to light-duty work does not relieve the employer of additional payments on claimant’s award; the commission erred in concluding ...

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Bennett v. R&L Carriers Shared Services, LLC (access required)

Type of Case: Malicious prosecution Court: U.S. District Court, Richmond Attorneys: John Barry Donohue Jr. and James B. Thorsen, Richmond Summary: A dock supervisor for a national trucking company was fired and charged with embezzlement over the theft of three ...

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Virginia’s Largest Law Firms 2010 (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present its annual survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms.” As in years past, the survey provides a ranking of the top 75 law firms in the commonwealth. The ranks are determined by the number ...

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#60 – Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

3190 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 300 Falls Church, VA 22042 (703) 280-9260 (703) 280-9139 (fax) 17 Lawyers Partners: 8 Associates/Of Counsel: 9 Offices: Six offices with 151 lawyers total Billing Rates: Partners: $400-590 (per hour) Associates: $290-370 (per hour) Annual ...

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#60 – Surovell Markle Isaacs & Levy PLC

4010 University Drive, Second Floor Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 251-5400 (703) 591-2149 (fax) 17 Lawyers Partners: 7 Associates/Of Counsel: 10 Offices: Fairfax Billing Rates: Partners: $325-450 (per hour) Associates: $150-300 (per hour) Annual billable hours expected of associates: 1,650 Website ...

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