Although Virginia law allows recovery of defense witness fees if a plaintiff takes a first nonsuit within seven days of trial, a Richmond Circuit Court says the statute, Va. Code § 8.01-380(C), does not allow recovery of witness fees for ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: May 2012
The commonwealth of Virginia will pay $2.4 million to settle claims of 73 former nursing students who said they were misled about the credentials of a community college nursing program. The nursing students all were enrolled at Virginia Western Community ...Read More »
Lawyers who represent consumers notched a win last week in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a case says they don’t have to hustle to court as fast as they thought. Homeowners facing foreclosure on refis have had ...Read More »
A former Falls Church lawyer who admitted stealing from the assets of an elderly Arlington couple received a suspended four-year prison sentence last month. Erin Weber Anderson – now known as Erin Marie Weber – was ordered to repay more ...Read More »
Former Virginia State Bar President Roderick B. Mathews died of cancer April 27 at his home in Richmond. He was 71. The retired Troutman Sanders partner helped launch the World Justice Project in 2006 and was serving as its treasurer ...Read More »
Former Falls Church lawyer L. Farnum Johnson Jr. died March 31 in Littleton, Colo. He was 82. Mr. Johnson was a sole practitioner who maintained a law office in Falls Church from 1955 until his retirement in 2007. He was ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia’s recent resolution of a zoning case by unpublished order has caused confusion both on the high court and among observers, where none is warranted. In its unpublished order in Town of Occoquan v. Elm Street ...
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Insurance companies scored a win at the Supreme Court of Virginia with a coverage decision last month that could limit available insurance in some tort cases. Revisiting an earlier opinion hailed by insurers, the court stuck to its position denying ...Read More »
The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives awarded Drayton, Drayton & Lamar Inc. a contract to provide services to the Federal Explosives Services Division and the Arson & Explosives Programs Division. Subsequently, Labat-Anderson Inc. entered into a subcontract ...
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