Trial is set to start Oct. 31 in Musick v. Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. The parents of a five-year-old girl are suing for damages – including lost earning capacity – for their daughter’s traumatic brain injury in a 2009 car ...Read More »
A family suing for their 5-year-old daughter’s traumatic brain injury can use expert opinions to prove more than $500,000 in lost earning capacity after the child’s 2009 automobile accident, a federal judge says. This month’s ruling in a $20-million products ...Read More »
Accepting the honor as Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s 2011 “Leader of the Year,” Richmond’s Irving M. Blank said it feels like “getting an award for not being hit by a train.” Blank’s tenure as the 2010-2011 Virginia State Bar president was ...Read More »
A Virginia State Bar discipline committee rejected First Amendment defenses to find misconduct by a lawyer who wrote about his cases on the Internet without client consent and without a disclaimer saying case results may vary. The eight-member VSB district ...Read More »
A letter from a juror who took part in a record-breaking verdict offers a rare look inside the jury deliberation process and a harsh critique for many involved in the trial, including the judge. Both the plaintiff’s and defendants’ lawyers ...Read More »
A Virginia State Bar discipline committee rejected First Amendment defenses and distinctions about public information to find misconduct on the part of a lawyer who blogged about his cases without client consent and without a disclaimer saying case results can ...Read More »
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is raising the price of admission. Actually, it’s not the 4th circuit, it’s all federal appeals courts. Judges propose to raise the admission fee for applicants to practice in the federal appeals courts ...
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A federal jury has decided former Virginia Beach lawyer Brian Gay stole about $400,000 from the estate of a deceased client. After Monday’s guilty verdict on nine counts, Norfolk U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson revoked Gay’s bond. The Virginian-Pilot ...Read More »
Internet-savvy lawyers are closely watching a Virginia State Bar disciplinary case set for hearing next week involving the right of an attorney to blog about his cases without posting an advertising disclaimer. Richmond lawyer Horace F. Hunter – armed with ...
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