The Virginia State Bar reports 12 people have applied to be evaluated by the VSB’s Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee for the Eastern District vacancy to be created when U.S. District Judge James Spencer takes senior status next year. The names ...Read More »
A credit reporting agency may face a trial on a claim for “willful” violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act because it did not come clean on sources of information for a plaintiff’s damaging credit report. Michael Dreher learned about ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing police to collect DNA samples from arrestees before they are convicted, or even arraigned, could lead to a flood of legal challenges across the country as courts in states with differing laws ...Read More »
It’s fair to assume Warren Hillman never intended for the proceeds of his federal employee life insurance policy to go to his ex-wife when he died unexpectedly in 2008. But whatever Warren intended doesn’t matter. That’s because the U.S. Supreme ...Read More »
Employment lawyers are hailing a trial victory for a former Virginia Beach lifeguard who claimed gender discrimination by squad leaders, even though her discrimination claim faltered and a jury awarded only $17,500 in damages for retaliation. A lawyer for the ...Read More »
During Prohibition, a land trust made perfect sense. The unusual form of property ownership allows one or more owners to place their property in trust, with a trustee managing day-to-day operations. The twist: The true owners, whose identity remains confidential, ...Read More »
For years, employers have struggled with correctly classifying workers as employees or independent contractors. When the economy went south, the problem became more serious as various state and federal agencies, seeking revenue, brought enforcement actions against companies that misclassified workers. ...
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