The game of golf has a hallowed history as a business activity for lawyers. It’s a way to schmooze with clients. A lawyer can do business by not doing business: He or she can get to know the client in ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Want to live a longer life? You need to move to Fairfax County. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington has just published a comprehensive nationwide study of longevity rates across the United States. After ...Read More »
An employer must reimburse a claimant for mileage under a workers’ compensation award even though the claimant has no fixed residential address, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission has ruled. In a split decision released yesterday in Vann v. Martin Brower ...
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Virginia State Bar President Irving M. Blank told the agency’s executive committee today that he expects statewide bar groups and the Supreme Court of Virginia to revisit the issue of payee notification soon. The concept, which has insurers notify the ...
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Yesterday a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court approved a $9.95 million settlement in a consumer protection class action against Bank of America under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. U.S. District Court Samuel G. Wilson also approved over $1.8 million in attorney’s ...Read More »
In defendant’s appeal of his conviction for possession of cocaine found in his pocket when police arrested him for public intoxication, the Court of Appeals cannot consider defendant’s challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence because his only effort to ...Read More »
A plaintiff who filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after an auto accident and received a discharge before he filed his first personal injury suit, and then, after two nonsuits, had his bankruptcy case reopened to list the p.i. claim as ...Read More »