This case involved a collision between a tractor-trailer and a passenger car. The vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on a curved two-lane road separated by double yellow lines. Liability was hotly contested. Each driver contended that the other crossed ...Read More »
In 2015, the plaintiff participated in a group party-bike tour in Richmond. On the return home, she was seated on the back of the vehicle, on the far outside as one faces the driver. The rear bench seat of the ...Read More »
On Oct. 5, 2012, the decedent was working as a pipefitter at a paper manufacturing plant in Southeast Virginia. The project included the conversion of the plant from a paper manufacturing plant to a tissue mill. The owner of the ...Read More »
A sharply divided Supreme Court of Virginia says those who assume a duty to guard against criminal harm can be liable only if they communicate their undertaking. A four-justice majority of the high court affirmed dismissal of a lawsuit against ...Read More »
The plaintiff, a 62-year-old woman, underwent a bilateral blepharoplasty to treat floppy lid syndrome which limited her ability to work. Following surgery, she developed complications in her left eye which resulted in blindness. Due to complete vision loss in her ...Read More »
This wrongful death litigation arose out of a single-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2013. Ikeyia Jones, age 18, was killed after being ejected from a speeding car that struck the brick wall of Blandford ...Read More »
NORFOLK – Jurors who have a hard time putting their Internet habit on hold during jury service need strong guidance from trial judges, a jury research expert says. In Virginia courtrooms and around the country, jurors are yielding to the ...Read More »
This accident occurred on March 24, 2009, at 12:35 p.m., at the intersection of Wagner Road and Medical Park Boulevard in Petersburg. It was a rear-end accident and the defendant admitted liability. The plaintiff was transported by ambulance to Southside ...Read More »
A legislative session to interview candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia split – literally – over the court’s recent decision in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. That case held that judges can defer entering judgment in criminal cases ...
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Candidates for a Supreme Court vacancy can begin politicking in earnest now that bar groups have evaluated them and the legislative session is about to begin, according to Del. David B. Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House of ...
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