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Bill would moot Merillat (access required)

Legislators have wasted little time in responding to an October 1993 Supreme Court ruling with a bill that would include repetitive trauma injuries within workers’ compensation. House Bill 94 would include repetitive injury conditions under the statutory definition of an ...

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Bowman at-will exception broadened (access required)

At-will employees alleging wrongful discharge based on gender or race discrimination can sue their employers in state court, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled by a 4-3 vote. The decision broadens the Supreme Court’s Bowman rule which first recognized ...

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Due diligence in serving corporations (access required)

Having filed a complaint for your client’s contract action against a Virginia corporation, you try to obtain service of process on the corporation’s registered agent. But the return comes back with a note from the sheriff that the agent has ...

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