The plaintiffs – a husband and wife – were in their pickup truck, stopped in traffic on Interstate 264 in Virginia Beach, when they were rear-ended by the defendant’s car. The plaintiff wife was treated by chiropractor John Clayton of ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Plaintiffs purchased land in Anne Arundel County, Md., in 2002 with the purpose of building a permanent home for its previously existing Christian school: Arundel Bay Christian Academy (owned and operated by Riverdale Baptist Church). They were not allowed to ...Read More »
A bill sailing through the General Assembly would expand the attorney general’s power to investigate nursing home abuse and neglect, even in cases where the patient does not receive government assistance. Currently under Virginia law, state investigators can subpoena only ...Read More »
Del. Bill Janis, R-Henrico, appears to be looking out for a constituent and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is helping him out. Janis asked Cuccinelli for an official opinion on whether credit card agreements governed by Virginia law are written contracts ...
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The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled today in an unpublished order that a trial judge erred in dismissing the effort of an Arlington attorney to collect his fees in one of two cases in which he represented a woman. In ...Read More »
Although the state park public beach visited by a church youth group may not have had a spiritual mission, the youth group had such a mission, and a 22nd Judicial Circuit Court says defendant church and its leaders have charitable ...Read More »
He probably knew it would be his last speech. Supreme Court Justice Leroy Hassell, who died last Tuesday, made his last public appearance at the Virginia Bar Association meeting in Williamsburg on Jan. 21, just three and a half weeks ...Read More »
A legislative session to interview candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia split – literally – over the court’s recent decision in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. That case held that judges can defer entering judgment in criminal cases ...
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A mother’s move with the parties’ daughter to Austria, in violation of a Michigan divorce decree, does not allow the Court of Appeals to apply the “fugitive disentitlement” doctrine to dismiss mother’s appeal. The 2003 Michigan divorce decree provided mother ...Read More »