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 »
HOT SPRINGS–Hey buddy, want to get your hands on a “dirty transcript”? Attendees at the annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys perked up when Bill Archambault mentioned a “dirty transcript” in a seminar about using technology for ...
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Today is National Punctuation Day. It’s not one of those made-up holidays that Hallmark concocted to sell greeting cards. It’s a made-up holiday created by a former reporter, Jeff Rubin, who was fed up with commas, and apostrophe’s being put ...Read More »
Here’s one for the civil procedure junkies. A veterinary supplies company says that a vet named Rasnic owes it $74,139.24 and wants to sue to collect. Can the company, Merial Ltd., sue in federal court? It’s a contract action and ...Read More »
When The Washington Post writes about Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, one wants to take the story with a grain of salt. Maybe even a shaker. You get the idea that Cuccinelli’s brand of in-your-face activist conservatism doesn’t play very well ...Read More »
Is Texas Hold ’em a game of skill or a game of chance? A Portsmouth circuit judge will get to answer that conundrum. The former owner of a poker hall in Portsmouth has challenged a decision by the commonwealth’s attorney, ...Read More »