(AP) The fate of North Carolina’s new law aimed at restricting restroom use by transgender people could be determined in Virginia, where a school board has ordered a teenager to stay out of the boys’ room. The 4th U.S. Circuit ...Read More »
Commissioner R. Ferrell Newman of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission has been inducted as a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. The group held its annual meeting in New Orleans last month. The college honors attorneys who have ...
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MANASSAS (AP) After 15 years of denial, a northern Virginia drug dealer admitted his role in a 2001 murder as part of a plea bargain that spares him a possible death sentence. Justin Wolfe’s guilty plea Tuesday in Prince William ...Read More »
When an employee is off the clock, how far off can he be – time-wise and site-wise – and still collect workers’ comp? A new decision by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission illustrates a difference of opinion on the question. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) A former University of Virginia swim team member and five upperclassmen who he said subjected him to hazing have reached a confidential settlement that withdraws some of the more egregious allegations, according to a statement issued March 29 ...Read More »
A suspended lawyer who called off a campaign for court clerk after bar charges became public has had his law license restored. Kevin L. Cash of Amherst County was reinstated to the status of active and in good standing with ...Read More »
(AP) Four advocacy organizations are asking Virginia’s governor to turn up the heat on a state investigation into a mentally ill man’s death in a Portsmouth jail. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the organizations sent a letter Monday urging Gov. ...Read More »
A contentious lawsuit over mold in military housing is set to go to trial Tuesday in Norfolk federal court. Pre-trial skirmishes continued in recent days, with U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson blocking one defense witness. Jackson termed the lengthy case ...Read More »
WISE (AP) Two river-protection groups are seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit aimed at ending Virginia’s 1982 ban on the mining of uranium. The Southern Environmental Law Center has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in Wise County Circuit Court on behalf ...
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