A Richmond federal court has applied the brakes to an auto-accident plaintiff’s attempt to collect a $4 million judgment she won in Richmond state court last October. Sheila Womack, a 29-year-old office assistant, claimed she suffered a head injury when ...Read More »
The budget compromise hammered out last week by House and Senate conferees includes money for filling 23 trial court judgeships, according to a knowledgeable source. The plan would unfreeze 10 circuit court positions, six general district court slots, and seven ...
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Language-learning company Rosetta Stone has won the right to try part of its trademark infringement action against Internet industry giant Google, in a decision released earlier today by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Rosetta Stone sued Google after ...
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Gathering news every day for Virginia lawyers, it’s tempting to take a look over the fence at what our neighbors are up to in their legal endeavors. It’s surprising, sometimes, what you see next door. Take, for instance, the details ...Read More »
Legislators negotiating a budget deal may be close to figuring out who will be in Virginia’s newest crop of judges and where they’ll be sitting, according to one budget conference committee member. In a recent round of talks, the House ...Read More »
A legal malpractice carrier does not have to defend a malpractice claim against a lawyer who invested in his client’s business, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held March 29. The appellate panel upheld a November 2010 trial court ...Read More »
Ellen F.M. Posner, assistant county attorney for Fairfax County, was named the winner of the 2012 Cherin Award given by the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Inc. at its recent conference in Williamsburg. The LGA’s Cherin Award recognizes distinguished service ...
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It’s not automatic that a civil rights challenge to a statute or ordinance is best filed in state court, Virginia Beach lawyer Kevin Martingayle told members of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Friday. With state court, you might get a ...Read More »
While the General Assembly considers stripping some law enforcement revenue from local governments, the battle over speeding ticket revenue came to a head in a Hopewell courtroom Thursday. City prosecutor Rick Newman moved to turn all the city’s local speeding ...Read More »