NORFOLK — Old Dominion University is being sued by a professor who claims she was denied tenure because she is white. Patricia Hentosh also claims she was told to leave the university at the end of 2012-2013 academic year. Hentosh ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: May 2012
On April 20, a Virginia State Bar Second District — Section I Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Tinya L. Banks of Norfolk for violating professional rules that govern diligence and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges. ...Read More »
(AP) This is not in your grandfather’s Republican playbook: forgiveness toward felons. But Gov. Bob McDonnell is on pace to restore the civil rights of more people who’ve done their time than any governor in modern Virginia history. Republicans would ...Read More »
A pro-family advocacy group has targeted a Richmond prosecutor up for a general district court judgeship in General Assembly judicial elections today. Deputy Richmond commonwealth’s attorney Tracy Thorne-Begland has a “long history of political activism,” claims The Family Foundation in ...
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In this litigation arising from the sale and purchase of two companies, including a legal malpractice action against a lawyer who represented plaintiffs, a Richmond U.S. District Court will not enforce a purported settlement agreement between the business litigants, as ...Read More »
As an occupational therapist, Michelle Bomar worked with people suffering from injuries or diseases. But in 1998, she said, she found herself in as much distress as any patient: A slew of illnesses had started attacking her immune system, causing ...
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This case arose after the plaintiff fell while walking down a sidewalk. EMS was called and plaintiff was taken to the hospital. Both the EMS provider and the treating emergency physician noted a normal neurovascular exam and bilateral pulses in ...Read More »
This case arose out of a motor vehicle accident which occurred on July 9, 2010, on Route 33 in Louisa County. The intersection was controlled by a stop sign which the defendant ran, thereby causing the collision. Liability was admitted. ...Read More »
Pounds added up in a good way in the 2012 Legal Food Frenzy competition, which concluded with yesterday’s announcement by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli of this year’s winners of the annual contest. The latest Food Frenzy raised 1.4 million pounds ...Read More »
When a plaintiff takes a nonsuit during trial, the defendant is not entitled to fees and costs for its expert witnesses, according to a Richmond Circuit judge. The nonsuit statute, Virginia Code § 8.01-380(C), permits the assessment of expert witness ...Read More »