A Hanover County lawyer with a long list of discipline complaints has agreed to surrender his license. Robert H. Smallenberg of Ashland consented to revocation with nine complaints pending against him, according to an order and affidavit provided by the ...Read More »
Obamacare is here to stay, following the results of this month’s presidential election. And the 2013 General Assembly is expected to face decisions on Virginia’s role in a national health care plan. State officials are staking out positions on the ...Read More »
The Judiciary Committee of the Richmond Bar Association is soliciting nominations of individuals to be considered for endorsement as a candidate for a judicial vacancy in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Richmond. The seat is open due to the ...Read More »
Burned out on law practice and pondering a different line of work? Imagine standing over a six-burner stove and serving a different clientele – hungry diners. Maybe you’re an enthusiastic home cook or a gourmet who savors fine dining. Some ...Read More »
An insurance carrier must pay its UIM policy limits even though an auto-accident plaintiff waited nearly two years to formally accept the settlement and the carrier might have avoided liability altogether. For plaintiff William Calvert, who alleged $75,000 in medical ...Read More »
A company that failed to produce documents and had two employees who gave false deposition testimony will have to foot the bill as the other side reviews more than 22,000 internal documents. An Abingdon federal judge penalized the company for ...Read More »
Call it a finger on the scale of justice. The law sometimes gives an advantage to one side in a lawsuit, allowing a legal “presumption” about some key fact in the case. Presumptions can be overcome, but how much weight ...
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