A Roanoke circuit court jury last week awarded $525,000 to a former railroad carman disabled from a nonsurgical back injury. According to plaintiff’s co-counsel Ray Ferris, the plaintiff injured his back when he was forced to dive out from between ...Read More »
The Washington Redskins are on a roll, and now they can share their thus-far successful season with an even wider range of fans. FedEx Field must provide its deaf and hard-of-hearing clients with “equal access to aural content” broadcast in ...Read More »
Beware of “dabbling” in juvenile court, warns Lynchburg lawyer Margaret Nelson. An adjudication of guilt can have “serious collateral consequences” under Virginia law, and too many lawyers come into the juvenile and domestic relations court with no appreciation of that ...
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The Supreme Court of Virginia again rejected Friday by unpublished order the contention of Dillards Inc. that malicious prosecution complaints filed by two former employees had to be decided by arbitration. This time, the decision in Dillard’s Inc. v. Judkins, ...Read More »
British judges now look more like their American counterparts in civil courts. As of Wednesday, the wigs and the elaborate robes, wing collars and collarettes that many of them wore are no more. The judges will be bareheaded and wear ...Read More »