A Fredericksburg area cardiologist fired from his practice group says his former colleagues shortchanged him for calling out the office’s improper billing practices. Patrick J. Fitzsimmons has filed suit against Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg for $3 million. Fitzsimmons claimed his ...Read More »
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 »