A sewer utility contractor suing a municipal water authority for breach of contract may not include a claim for declaratory judgment in its amended complaint, as its allegations for declaratory relief are covered by its claims for breach of contract; ...Read More »
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Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has joined three partners to launch “Virginia Self Defense Law.” The Goochland-based firm, which focuses on defending Second Amendment rights, advertises a retainer fee starting at $8.33 a month. The Washington Post reports that ...
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A professor of East Indian origin, who taught in the physical therapy department at Hampton University, loses his suit alleging Title VII national original discrimination, as the Newport News U.S. District Court adopts the magistrate judge’s recommendation to grant summary ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly presents its annual survey of million-dollar settlements in this issue. The 2013 list highlights the settlements of $1 million or more submitted to our editors over the past year. This year’s survey features 51 cases, one less ...
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A well-known Portsmouth criminal defense lawyer is accused of assaulting a female deputy working at the courthouse.Read More »
A plaintiff suing for injuries from her use of generic metoclopramide manufactured by defendant may not amend her complaint and the 4th Circuit affirms dismissal of plaintiff’s state common law tort claims against the manufacturer; the state tort claims are ...Read More »