Although a defendant showed up a day late for his scheduled court appearance, he acknowledged that he had spoken to his attorney before the hearing and understood he was to be in court on the day of the hearing, and ...Read More »
Daily Archives: August 19, 2010
A state trooper victimized by identity theft need not disclose to defendant credit company her settlement agreements with three credit reporting agencies and a separate debt collection agency, on related claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the ...Read More »
A homeowner’s declaratory request for a face-to-face meeting with defendant mortgage company before foreclosure cannot be given a financial value, and a Richmond U.S. District Court says it has no subject matter jurisdiction over this case because there is no ...Read More »
A private security guard cannot sue a Pentagon police officer under the Federal Tort Claims Act for an alleged assault after their workplace dispute over the right ammunition for an assault rifle, as an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary ...Read More »
An allegedly incorrect dues assessment for a condominium unit owners association has allowed a unit owner to sue the HOA’s law firm under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, an Alexandria U.S. District Court holds. This case consolidates what began ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has summarily suspended the license of Winchester lawyer Gary Lance Smith on impairment grounds. In its order entered Tuesday, the board said Smith suffers from diabetes, “the complications of which prevent him from practicing ...
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