The driver of a tiny Smart car severely injured in a 2008 head-on collision has won access to $3 million in insurance coverage in a permissive-use decision. The 13-page opinion by Alexandria U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga declares that ...Read More »
The University of Virginia’s response to Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s demand for information about global warming research is a petition to set aside the “civil investigative demands” served on the school. The Washington Post reports the motion was filed ...Read More »
The world of green building standards has been largely free of lawyers and lawsuits, but the formerly peaceful world of sustainable development soon may be getting its first taste of litigation. Pointing to a failed challenge to the environmental credentials ...
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The only remaining claim in the wide-ranging sexual assault lawsuit filed by law professor Kyndra Rotunda against George Mason University is a state law count of assault and battery against her former supervisor, Prof. Joseph Zengerle. Alexandria U.S. District Judge ...
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When Danville U.S. District Judge Jackson Kiser rules that the “Shaggy defense” won’t fly in a summary judgment motion, we can safely assume the term is now ensconced in the annals of legal terminology. For those whose musical tastes don’t ...Read More »
At least two Northern Virginia legislators have been ripped off by identity thieves in California who used the name of longtime state Sen. Dick Saslaw to buy “medical” marijuana, according to news accounts. A Washington Post blog reports the culprits ...Read More »
Lawyers say new federal Medicare requirements are causing case handling headaches and even hampering settlements as the government seeks its share of recovery from wrongdoers who cause injuries. While some lawyers urge informal cooperation to overcome initial friction between the ...Read More »