A federal magistrate judge in Roanoke has approved the settlement of a consolidated consumer class action lawsuit against Bank of America for nearly $10 million. Consumer advocates had sued to force quicker credit disclosures by the bank to loan applicants. ...Read More »
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Ruling that communications to others urging the death of a civil rights lawyer could not be considered a “true threat,” a Roanoke federal judge has dismissed one of the convictions of neo-Nazi William A. White. Three other convictions of threats ...Read More »
A Montgomery County dental assistant and her lawyer will share in $2.4 million in whistleblower rewards with the settlement of federal claims alleging Medicaid fraud in children’s dental treatment. Under the settlement terms, the management of the nationwide chain of ...Read More »
U.S. District Judge Glen M. Williams will retire next week after 34 years on the bench, according to the Associated Press . Williams was appointed to the district court by President Gerald Ford in 1976. He took senior status in ...Read More »
Employers could be required to provide language translators when necessary for injured workers to receive needed medical care under a recent opinion from the Workers’ Compensation Commission. In an issue of apparent first impression, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission has ...Read More »
A Norfolk state court judge hearing 65 Chinese drywall lawsuits has rejected motions to disqualify the plaintiffs’ lawyer and move some of the cases to other courts. Norfolk lawyer Richard Serpe can continue to represent both class action plaintiffs and ...
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