The Supreme Court of Virginia has provided a safe harbor for prosecutors to advise police about questioning a willing defendant even after a defense lawyer has been appointed. It was a hot topic for Virginia prosecutors. A 2009 U.S. Supreme ...Read More »
A Roanoke County challenge to seizure of money and equipment from an “Internet parlor” has the attention of both the amusement industry and federal and state law enforcement officials. Represented by state Sen. John Edwards, Ronnie Bennett is suing the ...Read More »
A law firm settling a personal injury claim does not have to indemnify an insurance company for any potential shortfall owed to Medicare, a Richmond circuit judge has ruled. The case highlights the latest skirmish to develop since the federal ...Read More »
The weather was cool but the fall colors were at their peak as a gaggle of local government attorneys hit the streets of Roanoke Friday for a motorcycle tour of the Piedmont. The motorcycle tour was organized by Fredericksburg city ...Read More »
After Gulf War service, vetting White House appointees and professional malpractice defense, Dennis Quinn takes charge at the VADA. The new president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys says his office may be across the Potomac, but he considers ...
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At least two Virginia circuit court clerks have dug in their heels to buck the requirement that they provide Social Security numbers before they are allowed to participate in the state’s debt set-off program. Other clerks are said to be ...Read More »
A Roanoke federal judge has excluded a thoracic surgeon as a med-mal plaintiff’s expert witness because the surgeon no longer performs the precise medical procedure at issue. Although the doctor demonstrated expert knowledge of the standard for the procedure, repair ...Read More »