When Tahira Naseer’s husband in Pakistan wanted to end their marriage, he declared three times that he divorced her, in accordance with Islamic law. After Naseer remarried and moved to Virginia with her new husband, a Virginia court had to ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar is signaling a change of position on an issue that regularly arises in litigation: May a plaintiff’s lawyer talk directly to an insurance adjuster without asking permission from the defense lawyer. The answer may soon be ...Read More »
In the wake of a proposed settlement between credit card-issuers Visa and MasterCard and merchants that would allow vendors to pass along “swipe fees” to their customers, lawyers who accept “plastic” are grappling with the issue of whether such up-charges ...Read More »
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A U.S. judge on Tuesday awarded $21 million to seven people who sued a former prime minister of Somalia now living in Virginia, claiming he tortured and killed his own people more than two decades ago. ...Read More »
The husband of a woman killed in an abortive abduction and robbery in Northern Virginia has recovered $2.6 million in settlements with both the mall where she was abducted and a convenience store where she was forced to try to ...Read More »
As high school football season gets underway, there’s a new consciousness about head injuries. That consciousness is altering procedures for detecting concussions and for requiring rest after injury. It’s also leading to litigation. Michael Rouchleau was a junior on the ...
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Regent University, the Virginia Beach-based school founded by television preacher Pat Robertson, is suing a new Georgia university, saying its new name is too similar and will create confusion. Regent announced last Wednesday it is filing the ...Read More »
FRONT ROYAL — A Virginia judge has signed off on the divorce of celebrity White House gate crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi. Tareq Salahi filed for divorce in Warren County last September, claiming his wife was having an affair with ...Read More »
SPOTSVYLVANIA — A Spotsylvania man has been convicted in a drunken driving case for the 12th time. Forty-four-year-old David Maron Apraham pleaded guilty last Tuesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court to felony driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to provide the results of the VLW 2012 Alternative Dispute Resolution Survey. This project provides information about ADR providers across Virginia. For a fee, participants had the opportunity to provide basic information about their ADR ...
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