Adulterers could no longer hide behind the Fifth Amendment in divorce cases if a bill backed by family lawyers is approved by the General Assembly. The measure would allow a judge to draw an adverse inference if a party or ...Read More »
A ruling by a Montgomery County Circuit Court has set the stage for discovery and trial in the two lawsuits filed in the wake of the deadly 2007 shootings on the Virginia Tech campus. Virginia Tech president Charles Steger and ...Read More »
Virginia hospitals are backing legislation in the 2010 General Assembly to encourage a “disclosure/early offer” pilot project aimed at averting medical malpractice litigation. House bill 306, sponsored by Henrico County neurologist and Del. John O’Bannon, would authorize the state health ...
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Virginia Tech president Charles Steger and former Executive Vice-President James Hyatt remain as defendants in the two lawsuits filed by families of students killed in the 2007 shootings at the school. Also remaining in the case are the former head ...Read More »
Former state Sen. George M. Warren Jr., a prominent trial lawyer and prosecutor, has died at age 87, reports the Bristol Herald Courier . Sen. Warren served in the Virginia Senate from 1963 to 1975. He was Bristol Commonwealth’s Attorney ...Read More »
Famed New Orleans restaurateur Al Copeland left a legacy of litigation stemming from his hair enhancements when he died last March. As reported by sister publication New Orleans City Business , Copeland’s estate is being sued for $126,000 for charges ...Read More »
Wise lawyer R. Stuart Collins reportedly is still waiting to find out why his law license was summarily suspended by the Virginia State Bar last week. Collins’ attorney, former Bar counsel Mike Rigsby, said he called lawyer discipline officials at ...Read More »