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$10M suit for assault on boat fails (access required)

“Boundless” was the name of the boat that took a Richmond lawyer sailing around the Caribbean with her boyfriend. But Sherry Netherland, who interrupted her mid-life legal career to take the trip, returned to Virginia and sued her sailor, Jeff Staples, who allegedly bound her with rope and assaulted her. Last month, a Goochland jury rejected ...


  1. …sounds like something out of the movies.

  2. “A Jimmy Buffett song can prompt depression.”

    This is true even if you weren’t tied up drunk on a yacht in the Caribbean. Maybe we should file a class action suit against Jimmy Buffett. What’s the phone number of the lawyer who actually took this woman’s case?

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