(AP) The Virginia Senate has passed legislation that would allow religious or political organizations at public colleges to restrict membership to people who agree with their mission. Colleges would be prohibited from denying recognition to such groups. Opponents said Monday ...Read More »
Virginia electronic books consumers will receive $680,000 under a nationwide settlement with a major book publisher over allegations of price fixing. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says Virginia’s share is part of a $20 million antitrust settlement with 32 attorneys general ...Read More »
The Virginia General Assembly has approved a bundle of bills designed to make Virginia courts more business-friendly. At press time, only one bill from the package of tort reform measures hammered out in negotiations was still awaiting final approval by ...Read More »
With a petition for appeal pending at the Supreme Court of Virginia and a two-week trial scheduled for June in Buckingham County, conflict over a closely held family mining business is simmering on two fronts. While the Supreme Court considers ...Read More »
A Virginia Beach lawyer charged with misconduct by the Virginia State Bar has been exonerated by the VSB’s disciplinary board. Edward F. Halloran submitted a group of medical bills for two different personal injury claims for a single client, only ...Read More »
(AP) — Virginia’s Republican House speaker on Feb. 6 ruled against a measure muscled through by Senate Republicans to redraw all 40 state Senate districts, defusing a partisan dispute that had threatened to stymie progress on major legislation. House Speaker ...
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present its annual compilation of million-dollar settlements. Our criteria for the list are simple: 1. The settlement must be for at least $1 million. 2. The settlement was reached in calendar year 2012. 3. ...
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The agency that administers Virginia’s Medicaid program has been ordered to pay nearly $70,000 for a hospital’s legal fees in a dispute over reimbursement for medical services. The fee award followed rulings that held the Chesapeake hospital did not need ...Read More »