Plaintiffs with minor personal injury claims and other civil litigators with small-scale claims may have greater access to Virginia general district courts under a pending legislative proposal. But not everyone thinks that’s a good idea. The plan, contained in two ...Read More »
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Rookie lawyers begin building their reputations the moment they set foot in the courtroom. A lawyer can reassure his client by looking like he knows his way around. Before you appear in front of a particular judge, talk to a ...Read More »
After Gulf War service, vetting White House appointees and professional malpractice defense, Dennis Quinn takes charge at the VADA. The new president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys says his office may be across the Potomac, but he considers ...
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HOT SPRINGS–Every lawyer at some time has encountered a difficult client – the one who is demanding or unreasonable or unrealistic. Or all three. Every lawyer who does civil defense work at some time has encountered a difficult claims adjuster, ...Read More »
Traumatic brain injury cases often turn on the testimony of neuropsychologists who performed a battery of tests on the plaintiff months or years after the injury. But Dr. James P. Wade, a neuropsychologist who often performs such tests, told attendees ...Read More »
(UPDATED 4/26/10 9:47 a.m.)The Virginia State Bar’s judicial nominating committee has found 12 candidates to be highly qualified for pending U. S. District Court vacancies in Virginia – eight for a Western District seat and four for a slot in ...Read More »