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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lender’s First-Refusal & Fraud Claims Advance (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says a plaintiff who made a loan to defendant corporation, in exchange for a promissory note and right of first refusal to purchase the company’s assets, can sue for fraudulent conveyance and intentional interference with his ...

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Owners’ Association Scores Attorney’s Fees (access required)

An Alexandria Circuit Court awards defendant condominium unit owners’ association $65,375 in attorney’s fees and $597 in costs under Va. Code Sec. 55-79.53(A), in a suit filed by an owner who sought compensation for property damage from a shower leak ...

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No Suit for Homeless Center (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of a lawsuit filed by an unincorporated association of homeless people and their advocates who allege defendants, including Virginia Commonwealth University and the city of Richmond, violated 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 and Sec. 1985(3), and ...

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The VLW Quick 10: Things we will miss about Alan Cooper (access required)

Our colleague and friend Alan Cooper retired on Sept. 2. After 30-some years as a reporter for the Richmond News-Leader, then the Richmond Times-Dispatch, he joined us as our News Editor in 2005. Here are the top 10 things we ...

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