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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Ten candidates, including four members of the Virginia Court of Appeals, have told the Virginia State Bar they are interested in filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will be created by the retirement of Justice Lawrence ...
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Plaintiff, a nurse at Southside Regional Medical Center working in management, was commuting home on northbound Interstate 95. As a tractor-trailer passed her in the left lane, the rig moved to the right lane, struck plaintiff’s car on the rear ...Read More »
A deadly police chase in Petersburg has resulted in a verdict topping $2 million against a police officer. A Petersburg jury returned verdicts totaling $2.05 million for two passengers, one of whom was killed, in a car being pursued by ...Read More »