A national trucking company has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle claims that it failed to follow the rules under federal law for conducting background checks on potential employees. The deal would resolve a class action lawsuit in Richmond ...Read More »
A Virginia-licensed attorney who won reversal of a $489,000 fine in connection with a mortgage modification business in Maryland now faces legal ethics charges in Virginia related to a similar operation. The Virginia State Bar has accused Michael A. Perry ...Read More »
An attorney is suing two doctors in Fairfax, contending he inadvertently recorded them making fun of him while he was unconscious and undergoing a colonoscopy. The patient – identified only as “D.B.” – is suing the doctors for $5.35 million ...Read More »
A veteran Fairfax County attorney has been indicted on eight counts of embezzlement. James G. Kincheloe Jr. is accused of misappropriating more than $778,000 from an elderly client and the estates of the client and her husband. Lawyers involved in ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present “Virginia In-House,” a special supplement to the April 28, 2014 paper. This 8-page B-Section is sponsored by the Alexandria law firm of DiMuroGinsberg PC. Articles from the 2014 in-house section present some of ...
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A company that allegedly withdrew a job offer based on an applicant’s credit report cannot beat a lawsuit with an incomplete offer of settlement, a Richmond federal court has ruled. The company asked the court to dismiss the suit, arguing ...Read More »
A real estate company that brokered a lease for the National Science Foundation to move into property in Alexandria has lost a $6.6 million commission because the main “relationship manager” working the deal did not have a Virginia real estate ...Read More »
A professional photographer may have overplayed his hand responding to accusations he published online nude photos to harass a model turned soccer coach. Last month, a Lynchburg federal judge dismissed the photographer’s counterclaims and refused to trim the coach’s lawsuit, ...Read More »
Statistics and anecdotal information continue to show that discrimination and retaliation claims are on the rise. Verdicts are larger than ever as juries lose patience with companies unable to reign in managers who engage in questionable conduct. Legal costs rise, ...
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