Saying it has made the same point in three recent cases, the 4th Circuit reiterates that an officer needs reasonable suspicion that a passenger is armed and dangerous for an officer-safety pat down; a panel majority says defendant’s misrepresentation about ...Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2011
Former Alexandria criminal defense lawyer Bobby B. Stafford died Nov. 8 in Winnsboro, S.C. He was 71. Mr. Stafford, who stood 6’8”, was known for his flamboyant but effective style in and out of the courtroom. He also was a ...Read More »
The Mid-Atlantic Triple A says the price of Thanksgiving holiday travel is likely to be significantly higher this year than what it was for the 2010 holiday. The Triple-A says the national average price of gasoline is 58 cents higher ...Read More »
The Richmond U.S. District Court approves lodestar attorney’s fees of $3,545 plus $405 costs for prosecuting an action for unpaid overtime and damages in which employee recovered $9,321; employee’s 40 percent contingency fee agreement with her attorney, expert’s affidavit and ...Read More »
Most investors lack, or perhaps just can’t articulate, a reliable set of criteria for evaluating their choices among various investment vehicles. It’s odd because most of us have no trouble sorting through the options for ordinary consumer products and services. ...
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Virginia’s court system may have won some breathing room from a threat of wholesale redistricting by the state legislature, for this year at least. Last year, two bills were introduced that would have redrawn existing judicial circuit and district boundaries ...Read More »
The plaintiff’s decedent, a 68-year-old female, was diagnosed with aortic aneurysmal disease, including a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (“TAA”) and an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (“AAA”). Some months later, a general surgeon (“defendant surgeon one”) employed by a general surgical ...
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This was a medical malpractice case involving emergency medical treatment provided to the plaintiff at the Loudoun Hospital Center by the defendant E.R. physician. Plaintiff presented on Dec. 25, 2004, at 5:40 a.m., for emergency medical treatment with complaints of ...Read More »
On Nov. 20, 2008, the plaintiff mother presented to the hospital for labor and delivery. During the delivery, the defendant obstetrician encountered a shoulder dystocia. In response, the defendant obstetrician performed various delivery maneuvers in an effort to safely deliver ...Read More »
An Alexandria federal jury returned a verdict on Oct. 27, 2011 of $96,400,000 in favor of Honua Investment Management, Inc. and its bondholders who were defrauded by Man Ki Kim, a McLean businessman. The case was tried over a period ...Read More »