One of the first hurdles for filing a successful lawsuit is determining who to name as defendant. An error can cost the client a shot at recovery. One plaintiff who initially used the wrong name to sue a medical practice ...Read More »
On Oct. 31, 2013, the Supreme Court of Virginia reversed two jury verdicts in the case of the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, and entered final judgment for the university. Two families had brought suit against the university, claiming that between ...
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George Washington is responsible for a lot of “firsts.” For example, he was the first president, the first commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, and the first guy to have the George Washington Bridge named after him. But President Washington was ...Read More »
As Virginia federal courts grapple with the constitutional status of same-sex marriage, a more modest change has come quietly through orders in two Virginia circuit courts that recognize the parentage rights of same-sex couples. Each case resulted in a Virginia ...Read More »
An employer won attorney’s fees from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission when the agency’s investigation dragged on for six years before it filed its losing lawsuit. Before the agency filed suit in 2009, the employer had closed its facilities in ...Read More »
Danville’s housing authority is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its revival of a race discrimination claim that’s been tried three times already. The March 6 ruling from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting impeachment evidence used ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar has reversed itself on whether the in-house lawyer for Richmond’s public housing authority can be licensed or certified under the corporate attorney registration rule. The VSB at first granted Michelle W. Waller a provisional corporate counsel ...
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