Virginia electronic books consumers will receive $680,000 under a nationwide settlement with a major book publisher over allegations of price fixing. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says Virginia’s share is part of a $20 million antitrust settlement with 32 attorneys general ...Read More »
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Daniel J. Meador, a former dean of the University of Alabama law school and a retired law professor at the University of Virginia, died Feb. 9 in Charlottesville. He was 86. The cause of death was leukemia, a family friend ...Read More »
The plaintiff’s decedent was a 49-year-old married father of three adult children who underwent rotator cuff repair surgery at Mary Washington Hospital in March 2007. Dr. Eglevsky was the orthopedic surgeon who performed the surgery and Dr. Dorman was the ...Read More »
Plaintiff’s decedent, a 92-year-old female, was placed at a nursing home for one-week respite care while her daughter, who provided home care, went on a one week vacation. Decedent was diagnosed with advance dementia, hypertension (high blood pressure), peripheral arterial ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a 20-year-old college student who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a January 2010 motor vehicle collision on Interstate 95 in Greensville County. Plaintiff was a passenger in a car that collided with a tractor-trailer when the driver ...Read More »
(AP) — Virginia’s Republican House speaker on Feb. 6 ruled against a measure muscled through by Senate Republicans to redraw all 40 state Senate districts, defusing a partisan dispute that had threatened to stymie progress on major legislation. House Speaker ...
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Effective Dec. 10, the Virginia State Bar suspended the license to practice law of Francis A. Minor of Springfield for one year for violating the terms of an earlier order issued by the board. * * * On Feb. 5, ...Read More »
Murray J. Janus, a Richmond criminal defense lawyer for 50 years, died Jan. 26 at age 74. Mr. Janus was the former president and a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the John Marshall Inn ...Read More »
Douglas A. Barry, former president at the Richmond-based firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, passed away on Jan. 31. He was 55. Mr. Barry graduated from the University of Virginia in 1979 and received his law degree at the ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present its annual compilation of million-dollar settlements. Our criteria for the list are simple: 1. The settlement must be for at least $1 million. 2. The settlement was reached in calendar year 2012. 3. ...
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