A photographer for Trader Publishing who regularly worked at defendant Danville Toyota, taking and posting online photos of defendant’s cars for sale, can sue the car dealership for her injuries from allegedly stepping into a grass-covered drainpipe hole; a Danville ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: April 2011
A Newport News federal judge is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to take up a critical issue in litigation over destructive Chinese drywall: Whether liability insurance policies provide coverage for drywall damage claims or whether the policies’ “pollution exclusions” ...Read More »
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed today the largest jury verdict in Virginia in 2009, a $13.5 million false advertising judgment for PBM Products LLC, the Virginia-based manufacturer of store-brand baby formula. The verdict was against Mead Johnson ...
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A free telephone CLE seminar will be presented at noon Thursday for attorneys wanting to provide pro bono services for those affected by tornadoes recently in Pulaski, Gloucester and Mathews counties, among other localities. Those attending the seminar will be ...
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A former employee of a government IT contractor loses his appeal claiming the district court should have enforced his $9 million settlement of his False Claims Act suit against the contractor and committed error during trial of the case that ...Read More »
In the latest decision in Jeffrey MacDonald’s long quest to overturn his 1979 convictions for the murders of his pregnant wife and two young daughters, the 4th Circuit says the district court took an “overly restrictive view” of what constitutes ...Read More »
A defendant who absconded while on federal supervised release and remained at large for 13 years cannot overturn the district court’s revocation of his supervised release and imposition of additional sentences for supervised release violations that occurred after expiration of ...Read More »
The 4th Circuit refuses to overturn an award of attorney’s fees to plaintiff environmental groups on defendant energy company’s claim that a fee award was not justified for the district court order that forced the energy company to submit to ...Read More »
In a West Virginia coal sales company’s contract action against steel companies Severstal Wheeling and Mountain State, the 4th Circuit reverses the district court’s dismissal of the case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction; the district court erred in holding ...Read More »
The owner of a website that started with city information about Newport News, but then began adding women’s fashions and put a seven-figure price tag on its domain name sought by a women’s clothing company, must pay the clothing company ...Read More »