We have yet another example of the importance of precision in appellate practice in Virginia, even if the lack of precision ultimately turned out not to be fatal.The issue stemmed from the detention of Matthew Tremaine Moore in February 2005 ...Read More »
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The Supreme Court of Virginia issued decisions in two medical malpractice cases today. One, as expected, was a published order ruling that Eastern Virginia Medical School Academic Physicians and Surgeons Health Services Foundation does not have charitable immunity.Judges in Norfolk ...Read More »
Have you defamed a coworker when you say she faced conflict on the job because she was not always to work on time? Fact versus opinion in the workplace was before the Supreme Court of Virginia this morning when the ...Read More »
Attorneys concerned about getting hit with sanctions because of an inadequate investigation of the facts can take relief from an unpublished order today from the Supreme Court of Virginia.In 8522 Lee Highway at Merrifield LLC v. Sonic-Manhattan Fairfax Inc., Record ...Read More »
The Virginia Court of Appeals responded today to a Supreme Court of Virginia opinion in April that took the intermediate appellate court to task for dismissing cases under Rule 5A:20(e). That provision requires that the opening brief include “[t]he principles ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia took away today a $16 million judgment for a Richmond grocer who contended that the country’s third-largest grocery supplier forced his companies out of business. Last June, a Richmond Circuit Court jury awarded Jonathan F. ...
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