Richmond’s BrownGreer PLC – a law firm that provides services to handle mass claims – is sharply disputing criticism of its work as part of the awarding of compensation to victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf ...Read More »
A female sales executive at a multi-state trash collection business struck out with her Title VII claim of a hostile work environment but stands to collect at least $1.23 million for a retaliatory firing under a ruling this month by ...Read More »
(AP) — The student newspapers at two of Virginia’s biggest universities can run advertisements for alcohol despite a ban the state says is intended to curb illegal underage drinking, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. A panel of the 4th ...Read More »
Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Y. Lunsford is alleging that a high-profile Missouri attorney harassed her online, posting semi-nude pictures of her after their intimate relationship ended. That Missouri attorney has responded with a litany of accusations about Lunsford. On ...
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September has been a busy month for attorneys guiding doctors, hospitals, medical providers and those that do business with them. September 23 marks the enforcement deadline for entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under the 563-page ...
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Lawyers for Virginia patients who claim they contracted fungal meningitis from medicine prepared by a Massachusetts laboratory are skeptical about the reach of an early mediation proposal offered by a federal judge. ‘The mediation proposal appears designed to bring defendants ...Read More »
In his 2008 book, “The End of Lawyers?”, Richard Susskind employed the compelling metaphor of the shift from individually tailored clothes to mass manufacture to suggest that law practice is undergoing similarly dramatic change. His title wondered aloud what percentage ...Read More »
A businessman who had his live-in housekeeper sign an arbitration clause when she started work at his house six years ago can use the clause to keep her job-related claims out of court, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled. ...Read More »
Lawyers on the losing end of jury verdicts in two birth injury malpractice cases – including one in Virginia – are backing a lawsuit against the publisher of what they contend is a misleading medical journal article that stacks the ...Read More »