A one-time Botetourt County restaurant owner used phony income documents to help score a $450,000 settlement for his alleged swimming pool knee injury, according to authorities. Now, the man may have to pay the money back. Eric Wooten pleaded guilty ...Read More »
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In a split with earlier decisions, a Prince William County judge will allow a plaintiff to re-open a personal injury claim settled by a crooked lawyer who apparently pocketed the recovery. The decision by Circuit Judge William D. Hamblen turns ...Read More »
Two George Mason University law school professors have the audacity to suggest that the U.S. Supreme Court justices have become a bunch of spotlight-chasing celebrities. This contention, by Professors Craig Lerner and Nelson Lund, is no mere cocktail chatter or ...
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Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court, Inc., a court support organization, will recognize some of its valued leaders and supporters on Saturday. An awards ceremony at the Chesapeake Conference Center will honor former board president Horace Savage and other Friends ...
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While courts ponder the entanglements of church and state in both the Episcopal property dispute (now before the Supreme Court of Virginia) and a tax-supported church-apartment building in Arlington County (expected be considered by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of ...
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A friendly game of beer pong that went bad set the stage for a Virginia Supreme Court opinion that an insurance company owes a defense for a Virginia Tech student who was sued over injuries he caused in a 2002 ...Read More »
U.S. Magistrate Judge Mike Urbanski has picked up another endorsement in his bid to move up the judicial ladder at the federal courthouse. Urbanski Monday was recommended by the Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association for a seat on the U.S. District ...Read More »
A Charlottesville federal judge has joined courts in Texas and Maine in setting a high hurdle for victims of child pornography seeking restitution from defendants convicted of receiving or possessing images of the victims’ abuse. It’s the latest development in ...Read More »