The Virginia State Bar Council has agreed to conduct a thorough discussion at its Oct. 19 meeting on whether the VSB should require that all lawyers who represent the public carry malpractice insurance. Darrel Tillar Mason, the chairman of a ...Read More »
The trial of the $54 million pants suit in DC came to an end on Wednesday, and the presiding judge said she will issue a ruling next week. This case involves an administrative law judge, Roy Pearson, who took a ...Read More »
Virginia’s U.S. senators, John Warner and Jim Webb, have recommended five candidates to President Bush for two pending seats on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reports The Associated Press. They are U.S. District Judge Glen E. Conrad, Virginia ...
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Yesterday was primary day across Virginia, with turnout at pitifully low levels. Among the results: McEachin beats Lambert. Longtime Democratic Sen. Bennie Lambert of Richmond endorsed former U.S. Sen. George Allen last fall, and he paid for it last night. ...Read More »
The following selected stories appeared in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly Daily E-Mail Alert from June 5 to June 8. The originating source of a story is indicated after the item. Please note that not all links may remain active. If ...Read More »
Personal injury defendants enjoy the protection of certain caps on damages in Virginia. At times, defendants have been able to invoke that protection sooner, rather than later, by getting trial courts to reduce ad damnum clauses to cap levels before ...Read More »