A real estate buyer who faced a seller’s suit for damages when he failed to close on the deal cannot sue the agent on the contract on a third-party claim alleging she also represented the buyer. Richard E. Peterson Jr. ...Read More »
Former lawyer Troy Titus, convicted in Norfolk federal court of mail and wire fraud, has lost his appeal in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Today the appellate court released a 31-page unpublished opinion that described Titus’s involvement in ...Read More »
A tri-corner hat tip to Thomas Jefferson on his birthday today, April 13. In honor of TJ’s 269th, here is an item about a project at his favorite school, the University of Virginia. (Note: That would NOT be the College ...Read More »
Language-learning company Rosetta Stone has won the right to try part of its trademark infringement action against Internet industry giant Google, in a decision released earlier today by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Rosetta Stone sued Google after ...
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Gathering news every day for Virginia lawyers, it’s tempting to take a look over the fence at what our neighbors are up to in their legal endeavors. It’s surprising, sometimes, what you see next door. Take, for instance, the details ...Read More »
Legislators negotiating a budget deal may be close to figuring out who will be in Virginia’s newest crop of judges and where they’ll be sitting, according to one budget conference committee member. In a recent round of talks, the House ...Read More »
A legal malpractice carrier does not have to defend a malpractice claim against a lawyer who invested in his client’s business, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held March 29. The appellate panel upheld a November 2010 trial court ...Read More »