A Roanoke jury awarded $4.5 million this month to a 43-year-old former railroad worker who claimed his on-the-job foot injury led to permanent pain and disability. The Feb. 17 verdict came at the end of a five-day trial in Kirk ...Read More »
Divorce clients frequently raise concerns that spouses are hiding assets or income. Often, however, such concerns are the product of the other spouse’s attempts to manipulate the client into staying in the marriage or believing she will ultimately “lose” anyway, ...
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This week’s special second section focuses on the fields of family law and elder law; the two increasingly are intersecting as families seek to resolve issues with aging parents or changes arising from divorce. The stories you’ll find in this ...Read More »
The Department of Labor has announced proposed revisions to regulations implementing the Family and Medical Leave Act that would expand military family leave provisions and incorporate a special eligibility provision for airline flight crew employees. “Keeping the basic promise of ...Read More »
Awards for physical injuries are no longer required to be derived from a vindication of “tort” rights in order to qualify for exclusion from a taxpayer’s gross income, according to a recent rule amendment issued by the Internal Revenue Service. ...Read More »
The Virginia Law Foundation has received a $5,000 grant from the Robins Foundation in support of the “Rule of Law” project. This project teaches middle and high school civics students about the rule of law through an extensive Web-based curriculum ...Read More »
Bills that would keep Virginia competitive in wealth management are making their way through the General Assembly, reports the head of the Virginia Bar Association’s Wills, Trusts and Estates section. Richmond lawyer Farhad Aghdami, chair of the VBA section, noted ...Read More »