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 »
In the futuristic movie “I Robot,” Will Smith’s detective speaks to a computer-generated hologram of the scientist whose death he is investigating. When the detective’s questions veer off from being clear and simple, the hologram intones, “I’m sorry, my responses ...
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Divorce lawyers, beware. Tech-savvy clients may be arriving at your office bringing a host of ethical – and even criminal – problems wrapped up with their domestic cases. They may be using cell phone software to illegally gather information, or ...Read More »
Deceitful behavior by a litigant in a prolonged family fight has led a judge to strip the man’s defenses and order him to pay the bills of the opposing attorneys. Fairfax County Circuit Judge Jane Marum Roush found the man ...Read More »
A Norfolk federal court wants to know more about destroyed evidence in a products liability suit involving java giant Starbucks and a Virginia vendor of leisure furniture. The coffee company faces possible dismissal of design defect claims for chairs used ...Read More »