A recent addition at the Virginia Beach commonwealth’s attorney’s office has the ideal temperament for her new job. She’s relaxed around people, and is “very calm, very mellow” — until she sees a squirrel or rabbit.
A wrongful death suit alleging that workplace conditions caused a grocery store employee to die of COVID-19 was barred by the Workers Compensation Act, the Court of Appeals of Virginia has held.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a suit against Virginia Tech and university officials filed by a student who received a “long suspension” from the university following a Title IX investigation.
A woman’s assault, defamation and malicious prosecutions allegations against a Virginia attorney and his wife have survived dismissal.
A man on horseback sufficiently alleged excessive force claims against a Lynchburg police officer who tased him when he fled the attempted service of a permitted warrant, the Western District of Virginia found.
Finding that a Virginia state court had “potential jurisdiction” to validly nonsuit a plaintiff’s employment-related federal claim and toll the statute of limitations pursuant to Code 8.01-229(E)(3), the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived a dismissed case.
A couple seeking a no-fault divorce under Va. Code § 20-91(A)(9) “is not required to show that either party continuously maintained, throughout the statutory period, an intent to separate permanently,” the Court of Appeals of Virginia has ruled in a case of first impression.
A police officer was too far away from a defendant and didn’t have the “immediate physical ability” to arrest him, the Court of Appeals of Virginia has held, reversing the defendant’s conviction.
As August comes to a close, parents and kids know what that means: the end of summer fun and time to once again hit the books. But the first day of school will be a bit brighter for hundreds of Alexandria elementary school students. Alexandria-based Blaszkow Legal “adopted” John Adams Elementary School and handed out […]
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The Fairfax County Circuit Court has awarded a Vienna couple $26,800 in damages stemming from a trespass claim against their neighbors.
A postnuptial property separation didn’t clearly indicate that a widow’s ex-spouse intended to remove her beneficiary status from a $300,000 life insurance policy before his death, the Western District of Virginia has held.
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- Motorcyclist’s foot amputated in collision — $7M settlement
- Contractor rear-ended on interstate on way to wedding — $825,000 settlement
- Man suffers back injury in crash with out-of-state driver — $530,000 settlement
- Driver crossed center line, struck 89-year-old’s vehicle — $1.2M settlement
- Jury returns defense verdict in favor of gastroenterologist
- Teens killed in T-bone collision with officer — $3.1M settlement
- Man sustained subdural hematoma in rear-end collision —$1.15M settlement
- Adequate anesthesia not provided during C-section — $2.5M verdict
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- Driver struck child exiting school bus — $750,000 settlement
- Suit over historic mansion and estate dismissed
- Former employee’s claims survive motion to dismiss
- Equal Pay Act doesn’t apply to applicant
- Court rejects invocation of attorney-client privilege
- Evidence supported competency determination
- Appellees had power to remove business manager
- No continuance after witnesses failed to appear
- No actual or constructive eviction in warranty case
- Gas distribution pipeline exempt from ZBA regulation
- Improper venue in air pollution regulation matter
- No benefits awarded in unemployment comp case
- No immunity for judge who personally oversaw search