A West Virginia judge handed out $50 fines for eight citizens who failed to show up for a recent scheduled trial. The large number of no-shows forced a mistrial in a burglary case, and the victim has since died. Fayette ...Read More »
A Salem lawyer facing Virginia State Bar findings that he misused funds in his client trust account agreed to revocation of his law license last month. Steven F. Helm consented to revocation based on findings that his trust account “was ...Read More »
A Fairfax circuit judge bounced a Maryland lawyer from a Virginia legal malpractice case last month for alleged bad behavior at a series of “contentious and hostile” depositions. In effect, the lawyer was thrown off the case for talking too ...Read More »
Gov. Bob McDonnell yesterday rejected the compromise plan providing for annual increases in Virginia’s medical malpractice cap to the level of $3 million, saying Virginia’s current $2-million cap is adequate. The plan for additional step increases was hammered out in ...
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