Martha Joy Blevins Brissette, an attorney with the State Board of Elections, died March 27. She was 56. A native of Maryland, Ms. Brissette earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Richmond. She spent much of her ...Read More »
All three members of the Virginia Lawyers Weekly editorial team brought home awards when the results of the Virginia Press Association’s 2015 News Contest were announced April 9 in Richmond. Paul Fletcher, publisher and editor-in-chief, took first place for editorial ...Read More »
This personal injury action arose out of an automobile accident that occurred on May 29, 2013, in Goochland County. The plaintiff, Gail Smith, was driving on Patterson Avenue and the defendant, Irina Sery, was attempting to cross Patterson Avenue from ...Read More »
One Saturday morning this young man awoke normally with his wife, a nurse. After a discussion about the events of the day, his speech became garbled, he began vomiting, and when trying to get to the bathroom, he experienced left-sided ...Read More »
Plaintiff was struck in the rear by defendant while travelling home from work on Route 15 in Prince Edward County. Defendant claimed the plaintiff stopped suddenly because the car in front of plaintiff put on brakes. Plaintiff testified she was ...Read More »
A 58-year-old first grade teacher agreed to undergo a laparoscopic hysterectomy on July 9, 2010, at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, due to excessive vaginal bleeding and the discovery of pre-cancerous ovarian cysts. Instead of being released the next day ...
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