The 2005 Supreme Court of Virginia case that defined what constitutes an “active clinical practice” for expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases has ended in a second defense verdict. Elizabeth Hinkley filed suit against two obstetricians and their practice in ...Read More »
The House of Delegates yesterday killed amendments from Gov. Tim Kaine that would have increased the pay of court-appointed lawyers in juvenile court. Kaine had sought to shoehorn the increase through changes to House Bill 2361, which will permit a ...Read More »
Federal courts continue to fill in the puzzle pieces for liability under the Family & Medical Leave Act. From Harrisonburg, U.S. District Judge Glen Conrad says that a supervisor for the Upper Valley Regional Park Authority has no individual liability ...Read More »
Retired Fairfax lawyer Jay Corson served as president of both the Virginia State Bar and of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys. He spent 37 years practicing with McGuireWoods LLP and its predecessor firms, defending products liability and personal injury ...Read More »
Concerned about workplace confidentiality and privacy, some employment lawyers have been urging clients to restrict employees’ use of personal cellphone cameras. “It seems that almost all cellphones now come with cameras,” said Alan Thayer, an employment lawyer in Oregon. “These ...Read More »
As businesses and their employees are painfully aware, health insurance premiums are on the rise. According to a recent United Benefit Advisors/Ingenix Health Plan Survey of 8,700 employers nationwide, average premiums increased by 9.6 percent over the previous year. Nationally, ...Read More »
Oops, silly me! Thinking Federal Express was just as good as, maybe even better than, registered or certified mail. Rena Lindevaldsen represents the biological mother in the celebrated custody case of Miller-Jenkins v. Miller-Jenkins. The Virginia Court of Appeals had ...
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Since federal sentencing guidelines became “advisory,” defense lawyers may be trying to track even unpublished 4th Circuit cases, just to see how a particular federal judge applies the guidelines to a given defendant. The defendant in U.S. v. Trent will ...
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