A high-earning husband did not have to reimburse marital accounts used to pay temporary spousal support and his legal expenses after the parties separated, according to a new decision by the Court of Appeals of Virginia. The husband’s payments – ...Read More »
There is constant tension between doctors and workers’ compensation carriers over how much to pay medical providers to treat injured workers. The stakes are high because payment for care runs into the multi-millions of dollars for employers. The score was ...Read More »
A Hampton jury has returned a record-setting $25 million verdict to a Mathews County man who suffered a massive heart attack after a cardiologist failed to detect an artery blockage. The award appears to be the largest personal injury award ...Read More »
In the first case to approve the use of predictive coding over a party’s objection, a Loudoun Circuit Court judge has signed off on the defense’s computer-assisted review results in a document-heavy case. Computer-assisted review made headlines over the past ...Read More »
A Fairfax circuit judge has approved a punitive damages award of $100,000 for a plaintiff in a drinking-and-driving case. But for the other plaintiff in the case, he cut the same award in half, giving her $50,000. Reston lawyer Robert ...Read More »
Last September, a 100-year-old driver in Los Angeles backed his Cadillac into a group of elementary school children, injuring 11 people. The incident renewed the debate over when elderly people should stop driving. Often, attorneys will be contacted by caregivers ...
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