Quantcast
Home / 2012 / April (page 19)

Monthly Archives: April 2012

No Benefits After Nondisclosure of Medical Tests (access required)

A decedent’s failure to disclose on a life insurance application his abnormal liver function tests, abnormal abdominal ultrasound and a doctor’s recommendation for a GI workup and his symptoms of sleep apnea, made material misrepresentations on his application, and his ...

Read More »

Firm stung by ‘BEE,’ loses malpractice coverage

A legal malpractice carrier does not have to defend a malpractice claim against a lawyer who invested in his client’s business, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held March 29. The appellate panel upheld a November 2010 trial court ...

Read More »

Posner wins LGA award

Ellen F.M. Posner, assistant county attorney for Fairfax County, was named the winner of the 2012 Cherin Award given by the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Inc. at its recent conference in Williamsburg. The LGA’s Cherin Award recognizes distinguished service ...

Read More »

No ‘Publication’ for Defamation Claims (access required)

In this suit by three employees discharged by defendant IBM, the Fairfax Circuit Court sustains demurrers filed by IBM and individual defendants to plaintiffs’ claims for defamation, conspiracy, tortious interference and negligent retention, arising from allegations that plaintiffs were terminated ...

Read More »