A self-insured rental car company can be indemnified by its renter for damages the company paid to a third party due to the renter’s negligence in an auto accident, and the renter’s auto liability carrier must reimburse the rental car ...Read More »
A man who pleaded guilty to two lesser-included misdemeanor offense of assault and battery after being charged with two felonies is not entitled to have the felony arrest record expunged, the Supreme Court of Virginia holds. The man was charged ...Read More »
Although a condo owners association’s contract with a management company referenced association bylaws, the association did not have to comply with a bylaw to require a vote of unit owners to terminate the contract, but could terminate with written notice ...Read More »
A law firm that represented a housing authority for 30 years, but lost that client after the chairman of the county board of supervisors “verbally clashed” with a partner and allegedly acted with “malice” to destroy the attorney-client relationship, cannot ...Read More »
After a failed appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia, a previously imposed 12-month suspension for Norfolk-based attorney Curtis Brown is now effective. A panel of Norfolk Circuit Court judges found that he made false statements to a jury during ...Read More »
Fairfax Circuit Judge Jane Roush and Abingdon lawyer Mary Lynn Tate provided a “Tort Law Update” on recent cases from the Supreme Court of Virginia at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association convention on April 2. In particular, they commended the ...
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Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser has appointed Loudoun Circuit Judge Thomas D. Horne as chairman of the 22-member committee to study realignment of the state’s judicial circuits and districts. The committee includes Virginia Court of Appeals Chief Judge Walter S. ...Read More »