A husband who lost his wife and unborn child in an auto accident has reached a $1 million settlement in an apparent case of first impression under a recent amendment to Virginia’s wrongful death statute. The amendment, which went into ...Read More »
A federal law designed to protect the civilian jobs of service members may be of little help to employees who work for the state of Virginia or its agencies. A Virginia State Police sergeant who claimed he was denied promotions ...Read More »
When they practice in the commonwealth, whether in specialized federal courts or in a government agency, non-Virginia lawyers are subject to oversight by the Virginia State Bar. The bar recently charged one lawyer who allegedly offered conflicting reports about her ...
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Court-referred mediation is happening daily in Virginia, in sessions conducted by lawyers and non-lawyers certified as mediators by the Supreme Court of Virginia. With thousands of cases referred annually by the commonwealth’s courts, the Supreme Court’s Dispute Resolution Services program ...
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A Virginia-based company that manages global transport operations will contest a contract’s arbitration clause in a tribunal in Lithuania, an Alexandria U.S. District Court ruled last month. The Virginia company was defending an action for a loan repayment filed by ...Read More »
A cardiologist fired by a medical practice after uncovering alleged improper billing practices can sue the practice and six colleagues under the federal False Claims Act, a Richmond federal judge has held. The case presents an apparent issue of first ...Read More »