The decedent was a registered nurse, wife and mother of two who fell on the steps at a commercial facility. The plaintiff alleged that the steps were not built according to the building code, such that the defendants were negligent ...Read More »
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This case stemmed from a T-bone intersection collision. Defendant failed to yield at a stop sign. Plaintiff suffered broken bones in his wrist, requiring plating and screws. Pain persisted, and a second surgery was required to remove the hardware. Plaintiff ...
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The contested issue was whether plaintiff suffered anything more than strains and a concussion that resolved in a very short period. Plaintiff had base-line neuropsychological testing done years earlier for the purpose of vocational testing, and was found to be ...Read More »
On May 31, 2010, a veteran living in Southwest Virginia was experiencing shortness of breath. He presented to and was admitted to the VA hospital for inpatient care. He remained in there until his discharge on June 3, 2010. The ...Read More »
Effective March 1, a three-judge panel of the Stafford County Circuit Court suspended the law license of Clive A. O’Leary of Fredericksburg for one year with terms for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, fees, safekeeping property, declining or ...Read More »
Peter G. Decker Jr. of Norfolk and of Bal Harbour, Fla., died of cancer on Feb. 3. He was 76. Mr. Decker was widely known as a cheerleader and supporter of Norfolk and its people and a generous friend to ...Read More »
Richmond lawyer Maurice H. Bell Jr. died Feb. 5. He was 70. Mr. Bell was a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, and attended the University of Richmond law school. He practiced law in Richmond for over 30 years, and he was ...Read More »
For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...
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The sexual abuse victim was 13 to 14 years old at the time of the sexual abuse against him by his 47-year-old “counselor,” James W. Davis, who was posing as a clinical psychologist. On two occasions during the course of ...Read More »