On Oct. 17, 2008, the plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by the defendant that was traveling on Temple Avenue in Colonial Heights. The defendant was attempting to make a left turn at a traffic light when ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2010
Augusta, we have a problem. A group of budding rocket scientists has been grounded after losing a land use battle with neighbors and local government officials over a launch site in Augusta County. Last month a court-appointed commissioner turned thumbs ...
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The U.S. Senate has confirmed North Carolina Superior Court Judge Albert Diaz for a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reports The Charlotte Observer. Diaz becomes the third North Carolinian on the court, and the first Hispanic ...
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Alleged mishandling of a personal injury claim has brought a three-year suspension for Richmond-area lawyer Sara Davis Harman, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The paper reports Harman also is being sued for malpractice over her handling of the injury claim. According ...Read More »
Voyeuristic police officers who passed around revealing photographs discovered on a defendant’s cellphone are not subject to a civil rights suit by the defendant’s girlfriend, pictured in the photos. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday rejected the appeal ...Read More »
Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed two budget amendments today that will affect the judiciary’s budget. He suggests $1.7 million for what he described as “longstanding priority judicial vacancies” and an additional $5.4 million to the criminal fund to help pay the ...Read More »
Leroy R. Hassell Jr., son of the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, pleaded guilty to robbery and two other charges Thursday, apparently with no deal on sentencing, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. A life sentence is possible, according ...
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The Senate confirmed John A. Gibney Jr. tonight for a U.S. District Court seat in Richmond. Gibney, a partner in the Richmond firm of ThompsonMcMullan, was recommended for the seat in September 2009 by Virginia’s Democratic Senators, Jim Webb and ...Read More »
An appeal of a case we reported in August involving a nursing home contract is among the first group of cases to get a writ after the Supreme Court of Virginia’s writ panel session on Dec. 7. In Inova Health ...Read More »