Plaintiff was an ODU student in summer school. He was in his final year of ROTC and about to begin his Army career. Defendant was an older woman who failed to yield the right of way and took a left ...
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A lawyer who discovered the other shareholder in her two-person firm was writing checks to family members on the firm’s trust account can sue on behalf of their professional corporation, the Supreme Court of Virginia said on April 20. Read ...Read More »
“Mirror-image” language in reciprocal wills is not enough to keep a surviving spouse from diverting a stepchild’s inheritance, under a new decision released today by the Supreme Court of Virginia. When Arvid and Lucy Keith married in 1972, each had ...Read More »
An assistant principal hit with a $1.25 million negligence award after he failed to act on a warning about a fight at his high school now faces a new trial on a claim of gross negligence. In 2010, a Gloucester ...Read More »
A retired military intelligence officer was entitled to his $5-million retention bonus, even though his employer tried to claim he violated company rules by having a gun and ammunition in a locked drawer. The case involved the grandson of World ...Read More »
The House of Delegates Wednesday squelched a legislative effort to help injured workers who cannot recall the circumstances of their accident. The House rejected a proposal by Gov. Bob McDonnell to clarify that a presumption in favor of coverage applies ...
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By Peter Vieth Virginia courts have been spared more than $10 million in continued spending cuts under the General Assembly’s compromise two-year budget. The House of Delegates earlier this year approved a spending plan calling for $5.3 million in across ...
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