WASHINGTON – With millions of dollars at stake in this case alone, Supreme Court justices appeared divided Feb. 25 on whether lawyers for companies in bankruptcy proceedings are entitled to compensation for defending the fees they request or have already ...Read More »
A federal appeals court has rejected a statistical expert offered in a legal challenge to an employer’s use of background checks brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the fourth federal appellate ...Read More »
A Fredericksburg area cardiologist fired from his practice group says his former colleagues shortchanged him for calling out the office’s improper billing practices. Patrick J. Fitzsimmons has filed suit against Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg for $3 million. Fitzsimmons claimed his ...Read More »
ROANOKE — The manufacturer of a pain medication infusion pump will pay $900,000 and also conduct a review of warnings and instructions on its product in order to settle a lawsuit over the 2011 death of a Roanoke radio figure. The ...Read More »
Planning for special assets and changes in the law brought about by social and technological advances poses a constant challenge to estate planners. For example, suddenly, it seemed, real estate became condominiums and cooperatives, and trusts were not only for ...
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A former dentist who cut off contact with her lawyer as her medical malpractice case was heating up has created a host of problems for the lawyer and her insurance company. The insurance company wants to bail out on the ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia will decide whether a missing will means an estranged son can collect a portion of his father’s $9 million estate. The court will weigh arguments in a case that pits a widow and daughter against ...Read More »