Quantcast
Home (page 32)

Author Archives: Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Ashby B. Allen (access required)

Ashby Bridgforth Allen, the last remaining founder of the Richmond-based firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, died Oct. 23. He was 93. Mr. Allen graduated from the University of Virginia in 1943, then entered the Army Air Corps, serving ...

Read More »

VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On Oct. 30, the Virginia State Bar Second District committee issued a public admonition to K. Dane Mills of Virginia Beach for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property. This discipline was an alternative disposition issued after Mills failed to ...

Read More »

VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

Effective Oct. 29, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked the license to practice law of Jean Jerome Dandy Ngando Ekwalla of Woodbridge for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, fairness to opposing ...

Read More »

William E. McRorie (access required)

Retired Lynchburg attorney William E. McRorie died Oct. 29 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. He was 75. Mr. McRorie was a former Lynchburg City Council member. During his legal career, he served as legal counsel for First Colony Life ...

Read More »

Thomas J. McCarthy Jr. (access required)

Pulaski attorney Thomas J. McCarthy Jr. died Nov. 1 at his home in Draper’s Valley. He was 71. Mr. McCarthy was a longtime partner in the Pulaski law firm of Gilmer, Sadler, Ingram, Sutherland and Hutton and a former president ...

Read More »

Harvey S. Lutins (access required)

Venerable Roanoke attorney Harvey S. Lutins died at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Nov. 2. He was 87 years old. Mr. Lutins graduated from Hampden-Sydney College and received a law degree from the University of Richmond in 1954. He began the ...

Read More »

Plaintiff’s pre-existing medical conditions worsened after accident – $1,375,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 22, 2013, the plaintiff was operating his 2004 pick-up truck home from a meeting in Surry County. As he was driving westbound on James River Drive, a 2012 Ford traveling eastbound on James River Drive suddenly came across ...

Read More »

Worker, rendered paraplegic after crush accident, settles comp claim – $1,400,000 Settlement (access required)

The claimant was injured on Sept. 12, 2014, while working for PCA Inc. He suffered a crush injury resulting in fractured ribs, a burst fracture at T12/L1, right fracture at T11, fracture at L4, fracture to the coccygeal fragment and ...

Read More »

Payment received 4 months victim’s family settled with state – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 71-year-old African American man, was a patient at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville in the fall of 2012, where he was being treated for symptoms following a stroke that had occurred in the summer of ...

Read More »

Plaintiff: Aneurysm should have prompted immediate surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

The decedent, a 58-year-old male, presented to the emergency department on Sept. 11, 2013, at approximately 8:30 a.m. with a chief complaint of chest pain. He reported sudden onset the day before after wrestling with friends and then attempting to ...

Read More »