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 »
A Richmond lawyer who had a high-volume real estate practice has surrendered his law license after findings of long-time lapses in bookkeeping and registration as a settlement agent. G. Dean Foster borrowed money to cover errors in his trust account ...Read More »
WILLIAMSBURG – Roanoke lawyer Thomas R. Bagby became president of the Virginia Bar Association at the group’s annual meeting in late January. The other new officers of the VBA: John L. Walker III of Richmond as president-elect, Harry M. “Pete” ...Read More »
Both the House and Senate money committees are more generous to the courts than Virginia’s governor in terms of allocating money for judgeships. The House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees last week recommended filling more vacant judgeships than the 15 ...Read More »
A disabled Gloucester County woman has won a record-tying $5 million verdict for a fall in a supermarket. But her path to that victory wasn’t easy – she was shut out by the first jury she faced and needed a ...Read More »