Defendant’s trash truck pulled from a stop sign into the path of plaintiff’s vehicle and caused a T-bone crash. Plaintiff suffered from Asperger’s syndrome, and the defense contended that he failed to pay full time and attention at the time ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Plaintiff, a young unlicensed male driver was struck by a “wide load truck” transporting equipment from a shipyard. The existing roadway was under construction for widening. Two lanes were available in each direction, and each lane was 11 feet wide. ...Read More »
Plaintiffs, 272 residents of the small community of Tallevast, Fla., mediated and ultimately settled their groundwater contamination cases against Lockheed Martin Corporation. Tallevast is located between the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton, Fla., in southern Manatee County, and is a ...
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On Feb. 24, 2009, the 58-year-old decedent entered the hospital and underwent rotator cuff surgery. The following day, at about 4:30 a.m., decedent developed severe abdominal pain, excessive perspiration and widely fluctuating blood pressures. The nurse on duty called the ...Read More »
Ghostwriting lawyers, beware, warns another federal judge in an opinion released last month. Alexandria Senior U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris became suspicious when he compared Wilfredo Sejas’ pro se complaint to a similar challenge to a foreclosure Sejas filed ...Read More »
A former account manager and bookkeeper at a Virginia Beach law firm pleaded guilty today in federal court in Norfolk to forging firm checks totaling $567,075. Diana L. Farmer-Forston, 54, of Virginia Beach, forged the signature of a principal of ...Read More »
The committee studying the alignment of Virginia’s judicial circuits and districts unveiled two proposals last night in Abingdon at the first of six hearings across the state. One would create 27 circuits from the 31 existing circuits. The other would ...Read More »
Law firm recruiters looking to spice up their fall interviews may be inspired by this list of creative questions purportedly posed by some employers. This compilation by CBSMoneyWatch.com may seem a little wacky, but human-resources experts say questions like these ...
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As potential crimes go, what’s one step dumber than driving off in a police car? Stealing a judge’s robe. This past week, a Philadelphia municipal judge, Joseph C. Waters Jr., took a break from the bench to go to ...Read More »
Disgruntled Dulles Toll Road drivers had their legal challenge to ever-increasing tolls tossed out of court Thursday by a federal judge who said they didn’t have standing and didn’t have a case, in any event. Virginia drivers John Corr and ...Read More »