A federal jury in Richmond has returned a $19.3 million intellectual property verdict for the manufacturer of a computer keyboard support system. The verdict was based on a counterclaim by CompX International Inc. and its subsidiary, Waterloo Furniture Components Limited, ...Read More »
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The prohibition against in-person solicitation would apply to all matters, not just those involving personal injury cases, according to proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct that govern lawyer advertising and communications by lawyers with prospective clients. The Standing ...
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The U.S. Senate confirmed Virginia Supreme Court Justice Barbara Milano Keenan unanimously last week for a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Keenan, 59, has been a judge for more than half her life and a trailblazer ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar asked Sen. Thomas K. Norment Jr. to carry its legislation, Senate Bill 511, that would have required insurance companies to notify the clients of attorneys when the insurers send the attorneys a check to settle a ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar Council voted overwhelmingly Saturday to ask state legislators to appropriate enough money to maintain the current level of judges and to keep the state’s drug courts open. In drafting and presenting an understated motion to that ...Read More »
Virginia’s two Democratic U.S. senators invoked the name of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell today in urging their Senate colleagues to act on the nomination of Virginia Supreme Court Justice Barbara Keenan for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Sens. ...
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Franklin County Circuit Judge William N. Alexander II wrote the members of the House Courts of Justice Committee yesterday that he has done some serious soul searching since he appeared before the committee on Feb. 24. Our account that appearance ...Read More »
The facts were different, but in two tort cases today the Supreme Court of Virginia re-emphasized that courts should not dismiss cases too early in the process. In one, a tenant filed suit against his landlord and a management company ...Read More »