An employer won attorney’s fees from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission when the agency’s investigation dragged on for six years before it filed its losing lawsuit. Before the agency filed suit in 2009, the employer had closed its facilities in ...Read More »
Danville’s housing authority is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its revival of a race discrimination claim that’s been tried three times already. The March 6 ruling from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting impeachment evidence used ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar has reversed itself on whether the in-house lawyer for Richmond’s public housing authority can be licensed or certified under the corporate attorney registration rule. The VSB at first granted Michelle W. Waller a provisional corporate counsel ...
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An independent study shows a positive outlook for the Virginia State Bar’s endorsed professional liability carrier and benefits for both sides in the relationship between the bar and ALPS. The VSB should stick with the arrangement, said the VSB’s Special ...Read More »
A federal judge blocked testimony from experts for three injured workers and threw out their personal injury lawsuit this month, after applying detailed science-based standards for evidence about the cause and origin of a powerful industrial explosion. The decision denied ...Read More »
After encountering rising opposition from both liberal and conservative wings of the legislature, a plan to empower weak homeowners associations legislatively was removed from an HOA reform bill before the General Assembly adjourned this month. Advocates for community associations said ...Read More »
A family of six people that plummeted to the ground when an apartment deck collapsed during a cookout has settled claims against the owner and property manager for $2.3 million, the family’s lawyers reported. The 2012 accident broke the backs ...Read More »