A Newport News Circuit Court jury has awarded $25 million to a ship repair coordinator who had contracted mesothelioma. The predecessors of Exxon Mobil, the defendant in the case, had taken steps to protect their refinery workers from the dangers ...Read More »
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More hospitals may be drawing the line against family members shooting video in the delivery room, but reports from Virginia lawyers suggest there may be more to the issue than just fear of liability. A recent New York Times article ...Read More »
Defendant owns and operates a Corvette repair and restoration facility, Tidewater Corvette Inc. In 1999, the plaintiff purchased a used 1969 Corvette and asked defendant to install an engine and brakes system and otherwise make the vehicle “road ready.” In ...
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This case stems from an automobile accident in which the plaintiff rear-ended the defendant. Plaintiff contended that the defendant pulled in front of her. Contributory negligence was an issue. Plaintiff’s injuries healed amazingly well. [10-T-116] Type of action: Personal injury ...Read More »
In March 2008, Judge David F. Pugh ruled that the property owner’s property had been taken and damaged when the City of Newport News accepted into its storm water management system a drainage system that created a flooding condition on ...Read More »
A Newport News Circuit Court grants summary judgment to plaintiff insurance carrier, declaring that a CGL policy does not cover a suit filed by a physician who is suing a builder for alleged construction defects in remodeling of the physician’s ...Read More »