The Virginia Court of Appeals responded today to a Supreme Court of Virginia opinion in April that took the intermediate appellate court to task for dismissing cases under Rule 5A:20(e). That provision requires that the opening brief include “[t]he principles ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia took away today a $16 million judgment for a Richmond grocer who contended that the country’s third-largest grocery supplier forced his companies out of business. Last June, a Richmond Circuit Court jury awarded Jonathan F. ...
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LeRoy F. Millette Jr. was formally invested today as a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, who elevated Millette from Prince William County Circuit Court to the Virginia Court of Appeals last year and to ...Read More »
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine named Court of Appeals Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr. to the Supreme Court of Virginia and replaced him with Chesterfield Circuit Judge Cleo E. Powell on the intermediate appellate court. Kaine also named McGuireWoods LLP partner ...Read More »
At last, medical malpractice defense attorneys must be saying, a decision from the Supreme Court of Virginia in our favor – albeit in the form of an unpublished order. To say that the case of Lindamood v. Jamshidi had languished ...Read More »
Medical malpractice plaintiffs continued their string of wins in the Supreme Court of Virginia in an unpublished order issued today. The case, Kraina v. Carman, stemmed from the removal of ruptured breast implants by Norfolk physicians in November 2001. In ...Read More »
Gov. Tim Kaine will have to fill judicial vacancies because the General Assembly adjourned this morning without filling any seats, just as it failed to reach agreement on transportation policy and funding. A deal that would have put Chesterfield County ...Read More »