While half a dozen lawyers lost their licenses due to Virginia State Bar findings of impairment in the last fiscal year, few lawyers are being referred by the VSB to the state’s lawyer assistance program, Lawyers Helping Lawyers. It’s a ...Read More »
A one-page slip-and-fall complaint filed in a Virginia state court has run afoul of stringent new federal pleading standards following removal of the case to U.S. district court. Defendants often look for reasons to remove cases to federal court in ...Read More »
Owners of a South Carolina steel mill are asking the full 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a panel decision that gave a green light to a class action lawsuit by African-American employees who claim pervasive discrimination at the ...Read More »
Former Page County Sheriff Danny Presgraves admitted to obstruction of justice and misuse of inmate labor before U.S. District Judge Glen Conrad Friday morning in Harrisonburg. Presgraves faces up to 20 years in prison on the federal racketeering charge, and ...Read More »
Franklin County General District Judge George Jones is being treated after being involved in a car crash this afternoon in Rocky Mount, reports The Franklin News-Post . A county medical director told the paper that Jones appeared in “critical condition” ...Read More »
For the first time, a Virginia gas station has refused to settle a claim by the state that it overcharged customers during a hurricane emergency. The attorney general’s office today announced it has filed suit against Main Street Citgo in ...Read More »
A bare bones slip-and-fall complaint filed in Amherst County Circuit Court has run afoul of stringent new federal pleading standards following removal of the case to U.S. district court. U.S. District Judge Norman Moon yesterday cited the new federal pleading ...
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