Plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by defendant, who was driving with a .20 blood alcohol level. Plaintiff sought emergency room treatment for neck discomfort but was not X-rayed and no medication was given. The plaintiff next followed up with his primary ...Read More »
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Decedent was a 76-year-old female pedestrian crossing a private road at its intersection with Rio Road in Albemarle County. There was no marked crosswalk, but there was a curb cutout where the decedent entered the road. The defendant was stopped ...Read More »
On Feb. 19, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District – Section III subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Robert M. Cooper Jr. of Manassas for violating professional rules that govern diligence and communication. This discipline was an agreed disposition of ...Read More »
A recent opinion from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and state laws like New Jersey’s new pregnancy accommodation statute highlight the new era of compliance issues facing employers dealing with worker medical situations. Accommodating issues of temporary disabilities ...Read More »
Plaintiff, age 69, suffered a severe stroke, resulting in left-side hemiparesis. She underwent rehabilitation at Sentara Norfolk General for six weeks, and then was discharged and transferred to the defendant nursing home for further rehabilitation. On admission, she was placed ...Read More »
On June 23, 2011, the plaintiff and the defendant were both driving northbound on I-85 in Petersburg. Traffic slowed down substantially, and the plaintiff claimed she came to a stop. The defendant, who was driving behind the plaintiff, was not ...Read More »