A plaintiff who sued for payment for information technology services performed on a theory that defendant had agreed to pay 97 percent of what it owed as part of a settlement agreement, only to see his first suit dismissed because ...Read More »
After his blanket felon-rights restoration order was struck down by the Supreme Court of Virginia July 22, Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration said it would move quickly to ensure thousands of felons hoping to cast ballots in November’s election would be ...
Tagged with: Judge Stephen R. McCullough Justice Cleo E. Powell Justice D. Arthur Kelsey Justice Donald W. Lemons Justice Elizabeth A. McClanahan Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn Justice William C. Mims Supreme Court of VirginiaRead More »
Executors of the estates of two nursing homes cannot use Virginia regulations to compel the nursing homes to produce copies of their policies and procedures in effect during the decedents’ stays; the Supreme Court of Virginia upholds a circuit court ...Read More »
A Republican legal challenge to Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s politically charged blanket rights restoration for convicted felons could be decided on how the case reached the doors of the state Supreme Court. The justices conducted oral arguments in the voting ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia says procedural rules block wrongful death plaintiffs from court-mandated access to nursing home policies and procedures. The July 14 ruling in Cherrie v. Virginia Health Services Inc. (VLW 016-6-056) highlights efforts by patient’s lawyers to ...Read More »
In this royalty dispute over the use of nuclear technology, the Supreme Court of Virginia reverses a judgment for plaintiff Areva NP Inc. against Babcock & Wilcox and affiliated companies for breach of contract and violation of the Virginia Uniform ...Read More »
In this dispute over insurance coverage for claims asserted by a pretrial detainee against guards and nurses at a regional jail, the circuit court erred in holding that one insurance carrier provided primary coverage and the other carrier offered only ...Read More »
A circuit court erred in declaring void a provision in a real property deed of gift to the grantor’s sister that attempted to create a contingent reversionary interest in the grantor and her heirs, in the event the grantor’s nephew ...Read More »
Justice Stephen R. McCullough was invested as the 106th member of the Supreme Court of Virginia on May 23, at a ceremony featuring his family, his colleagues from the Court of Appeals and past co-workers at the Virginia Attorney General’s ...
Tagged with: Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli Judge Marla Graff Decker Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. Judge Stephen R. McCullough Judge Wesley G. Russell Jr. Justice D. Arthur Kelsey Justice Donald W. Lemons Justice Jane Marum Roush Supreme Court of VirginiaRead More »
At plaintiff’s civil trial against defendant for assault and battery, the trial court erred in instructing the jury that because defendant had pleaded guilty to A&B in criminal court, he could “not deny that he assaulted and battered the plaintiff”; ...Read More »