An Arlington County judge set aside a defense verdict and ordered a new trial in a personal injury action when the insurer defending the case turned over a last-minute expert report that bolstered the plaintiff’s claim. The report was provided ...Read More »
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A Front Royal lawyer who serves on the town council has caused a stir by striking up a conversation with a circuit judge about a hot local tax case. The lawyer-councilman, Thomas Sayre , said it was just an innocent ...Read More »
One New York personal injury law firm is stepping out from the crowd by running TV ads making fun of people who exaggerate their injuries. Maybe they’re even mocking some of their competitors’ ads. Here’s an example: Another video from ...Read More »
New federal regulations designed to protect homebuyers from nasty surprises at loan closing time could slow the recovery of the real estate market, some industry insiders say. The regulations require early disclosure of expected loan costs for residential mortgages, with ...
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Adulterers could no longer hide behind the Fifth Amendment in divorce cases if a bill backed by family lawyers is approved by the General Assembly. The measure would allow a judge to draw an adverse inference if a party or ...Read More »
A ruling by a Montgomery County Circuit Court has set the stage for discovery and trial in the two lawsuits filed in the wake of the deadly 2007 shootings on the Virginia Tech campus. Virginia Tech president Charles Steger and ...Read More »
Virginia hospitals are backing legislation in the 2010 General Assembly to encourage a “disclosure/early offer” pilot project aimed at averting medical malpractice litigation. House bill 306, sponsored by Henrico County neurologist and Del. John O’Bannon, would authorize the state health ...
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