An Alexandria U.S. District Court says plaintiff company that worked with defendant company to locate and process persons with foreign-language skills for the federal government, can sue the defendant for breach of contract, quantum meruit, tortious interference with business expectancy, ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: March 2009
A Richmond judge has found that McGuireWoods LLP cannot be held liable for legal malpractice because it failed to file the transcript in an appeal of an $8.3 million jury verdict against the Wintergreen ski resort. Wintergreen and its insurers ...Read More »
Former Middletown Mayor Gene Dicks, along with former town maintenance supervisor Glen Miller, have been arrested for allegedly embezzling supplies and fraudulently using town equipment and labor. Although details are not clear at this point, current Mayor Marshall J. Brown ...
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While defenders of a teenaged boy convicted of rape have been publicly proclaiming his innocence, the prosecutor still is forbidden to respond out of court. Stafford Circuit Judge J. Martin Bass stayed a juvenile court judge’s ruling yesterday, blocking Deputy ...
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4th Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III has been selected to give the commencement address to University of Virginia grads on May 17. Judge Wilkinson is a University of Virginia law school graduate and a contender for a Supreme Court ...Read More »
A lawyer who did not know his new partner currently was embezzling from his clients when their new firm applied for a malpractice policy, loses his own coverage when the carrier rescinds the policy for material misrepresentations, a Richmond U.S. ...Read More »
In light of the Virginia Supreme Court decision in Johnston Memorial Hospital v. Bazemore, Adm’x, a Salem Circuit Court holds that a plaintiff who sued a decedent cannot take a nonsuit and refile the case within the six-month extension granted ...Read More »