Everyone knows what an “accident” is – until a court decision hinges on the meaning of the word, at which point it becomes as enigmatic as a Rorschach test. Indeed, the question of whether drunken-driving deaths are “accidental” for purposes ...Read More »
The debate over proposed rule changes to open up criminal discovery has officially moved to the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court has asked for comments on suggested amendments offered by a Virginia State Bar task force, including a requirement ...Read More »
A recent recommendation from the National Traffic Safety Board is drawing the ire of DUI attorneys. The NTSB’s report, “Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired Driving,” made several suggestions about improving the safety of the country’s roads. Included in the ...Read More »
With a more widely distributed workforce – projects and litigation may involve in-house employees, consultants, contractors, and teleworkers — the need for online collaboration has never been greater. Fortunately, there are plenty of choices on the market to meet the ...
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The online world is simply an extension of the offline world. So it’s no surprise that people’s behavior on social media sites can result in criminal charges. But the complexity of the relationships and privacy settings on different social media ...Read More »
Demonstrating the principles of leadership she strives to teach, Viola Osborne Baskerville left politics to return to the place where she first learned how to lead: the Girl Scouts. Currently the CEO of the Girls Scouts of the Commonwealth of ...
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An almost $11 million settlement for a toddler who suffered a severe head injury after falling from a hotel balcony presented a conundrum on the timing of the lawsuit. The boy was two years old when he ventured onto a ...Read More »