A group of consumer lawyers who sued a payday loan company over unexpected charges agreed to give up their attorneys’ fees and court costs in order to wipe out court judgments against other borrowers. Instead of paying attorneys’ fees, the ...Read More »
An Arlington County jury has found for the son of a well-known local restaurateur in a multi-million-dollar tug-of-war over assets left after the man’s death. The case could be headed for the Supreme Court of Virginia. Tom Sarris owned restaurants ...Read More »
HOT SPRINGS — The Virginia Bar Association honored two leaders in the community of Virginia lawyers who practice before the State Corporation Commission at its summer meeting last month at The Homestead. Anthony J. Gambardella Jr. and Guy T. Tripp ...
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The dangers of working in confined spaces have been well known and documented for over 2,000 years. During the rule of the Roman emperor Trajan (53-117 AD), physicians of the day wrote of the ill effects suffered by convicts forced ...Read More »
Victims of an explosion and fire at a Southside Virginia logging site in 2011 have settled product liability claims for a total of $42 million, lawyers report. Four workers suffered severe burns when welding machinery exploded in flames as the men ...Read More »
A county-operated nursing home can’t be sued under federal civil rights law for a patient’s death after repeated falls during her residency, a Charlottesville federal court has ruled in a case of apparent first impression in Virginia. The court rejected ...Read More »
After his blanket felon-rights restoration order was struck down by the Supreme Court of Virginia July 22, Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration said it would move quickly to ensure thousands of felons hoping to cast ballots in November’s election would be ...
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By Shawn Healy In the busy world of law firms and intimidating goals for billable hours, the time spent at the firm can grow, and the time spent outside of work can diminish. Most associates feel pressure, either internal or ...Read More »
By Jim Calloway As I was finalizing this column, there were news reports that the so-called “affluenza teen,” Ethan Couch, and his mother had been arrested in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Readers will recall the young man stole beer from a ...Read More »
By Erik Eisenmann and Laura Ferrari The Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a final rule in May requiring certain employers to electronically submit workplace injury and illness information to OSHA and requiring all employers to adopt procedures to encourage ...Read More »