A group of Gloucester County citizens is trying to find the right combination of attorneys to fight for residents who have been ordered to pay attorney’s fees after challenging elected officials. The Daily Press has more.Read More »
A Winchester city councilman was found guilty yesterday of assault and battery. According to The Northern Virginia Daily, the charge stemmed from an incident at Inn at Little Washington in December of 2007. During an altercation, Jeffrey B. “Jeff” Buettner allegedly struck ...Read More »
A Texas appellate court has upheld $250,000 in sanctions against a hospital that apparently misplaced the heart of a patient who died while being treated for kidney stones. The patient’s family sued Christus St. Catherine Hospital in Katy for malpractice. ...
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Before Bernard Madoff, there was Terry Dowdell. Dowdell began operating his Ponzi scheme in 1998, through his Vavasseur Corporation. The feds began investigating in 2001, Vavasseur went into receivership and Dowdell’s asserts were frozen. He pleaded guilty to securities and ...Read More »
Lawyers for Norfolk’s “Hula Hoop Lady” plan to sue a police officer who repeatedly used a Taser to arrest her. The Hula Hoop Lady apparently passes time on Granby Street by hooping to music from a portable radio. A Norfolk ...Read More »
Former Richmond city attorney Conard B. Mattox Jr. died Saturday. He was 85. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Mr. Mattox spent five years as a U.S. Army Air Forces pilot in World War II. Afterwards, he earned bachelor’s and master’s and law ...Read More »
Roanoke attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. today announced he will not run for the Democratic nomination for Virginia Attorney General. In a news release, Fishwick said “I have concluded that for now my role should remain in the aggressive private ...Read More »