The grieving parents of a teen who took his own life hit a roadblock in a search for clues to help them understand the family tragedy. A widow is stonewalled as she tries to manage her own bank accounts when ...Read More »
The Virginia General Assembly has approved a bundle of bills designed to make Virginia courts more business-friendly. At press time, only one bill from the package of tort reform measures hammered out in negotiations was still awaiting final approval by ...Read More »
With a petition for appeal pending at the Supreme Court of Virginia and a two-week trial scheduled for June in Buckingham County, conflict over a closely held family mining business is simmering on two fronts. While the Supreme Court considers ...Read More »
A Virginia Beach lawyer charged with misconduct by the Virginia State Bar has been exonerated by the VSB’s disciplinary board. Edward F. Halloran submitted a group of medical bills for two different personal injury claims for a single client, only ...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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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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The agency that administers Virginia’s Medicaid program has been ordered to pay nearly $70,000 for a hospital’s legal fees in a dispute over reimbursement for medical services. The fee award followed rulings that held the Chesapeake hospital did not need ...Read More »
A Richmond lawyer who had a high-volume real estate practice has surrendered his law license after findings of long-time lapses in bookkeeping and registration as a settlement agent. G. Dean Foster borrowed money to cover errors in his trust account ...Read More »
WILLIAMSBURG – Roanoke lawyer Thomas R. Bagby became president of the Virginia Bar Association at the group’s annual meeting in late January. The other new officers of the VBA: John L. Walker III of Richmond as president-elect, Harry M. “Pete” ...Read More »