Kathy Gear Owens, a sole practitioner and a former substitute judge in Hampton, died Feb. 18 from cancer. She was 52. The daughter of a former Hampton mayor, Ms. Owens was a graduate of the University of Richmond and the ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Cynthia D. Kinser began her first argument session as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia today by asking for a moment of silence for her predecessor, Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr., who died barely a week after Kinser ...Read More »
It can be a ticklish and touchy moment for a lawyer: the judge in a case has a conflict and needs to pass the file to a colleague. But whether, and how, to ask a judge to recuse herself can ...
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The General Assembly neared the end of its 2011 regular session with budget conferees still in disagreement over how to address a freeze in filling circuit and district judicial vacancies and on Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s proposal to raid Virginia ...Read More »
On Aug. 27, 2009, 26-year-old Joe Jackson was rear-ended when stopped on Route 22 in Louisa County while waiting for the car in front of him to turn left. A Virginia Propane truck was traveling at 45 mph before the ...Read More »
This was intersection accident in which the defendant ran a red light and broadsided the plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff was taken to the emergency room and discharged. The X-rays were negative. Plaintiff followed up 10 days later with a primary care ...Read More »
Plaintiff, a middle-aged man in good health, awoke one night with chills and body aches. Plaintiff was seen by defendants the following day. On that initial visit, plaintiff was offered a chest X-ray, but declined. Defendants prescribed amoxicillin and sent ...
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The General Assembly recessed tonight until April 4 after approving a budget that includes money to fill 21 judgeships that the legislature froze in its 2010 session. The legislature also rejected the proposal of Gov. Robert F. McDonnell that it ...Read More »