Tag Archives: Judge Gerald Bruce Lee

Woman killed while walking through store parking lot – $3.5 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 48-year-old female married with two children, was a customer at a store in Northern Virginia. The plaintiff had exited the store and was walking towards the parking lot using a marked pedestrian crosswalk. An operator of a Ford ...

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Divided 4th Circuit rejects UIM coverage (access required)


A federal appeals decision denying underinsured motorist coverage for a fatal truck accident has generated “alarm and concern” about the interpretation of millions of Virginia auto insurance policies, according to lawyers for the claimants. A divided panel of the 4th ...

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Four get top VSB rating for federal judgeship (access required)

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Four candidates – two lawyers and two federal judges – have received high marks from the Virginia State Bar in their applications for an Alexandria federal judgeship. The VSB and other statewide bar associations ranked as many as 15 candidates ...

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Motion for Sanctions – Failure to Convey Settlement Offer – Reasonable Fees (access required)

Blowers v. Lerner (VLW No. 017-3-469, 17 pp.)(Lee, J.) 1:15-cv-889; E.D. Va. Holding:  On a motion for sanctions against respondent opposing plaintiff’s counsel for failure to convey a settlement offer, the court may after dismissing substantive claims retain jurisdiction to ...

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BAC, Officer Observations Support DUI (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court affirms the magistrate judge’s decision and upholds defendant’s DUI conviction because there was sufficient evidence to support a finding of guilt, including an officer’s observation of defendant’s multiple lane violations, defendant’s smell of alcohol and ...

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Stock Seller Liable for Fraud, Wins Bad Faith Claim (access required)

In plaintiff company’s suit alleging fraud and breach of contract regarding the parties’ Stock Purchase Agreement, including plaintiff’s claim seeking indemnification for a New Mexico tax assessment for an office that defendant seller allegedly concealed from plaintiff in the SPA, ...

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