January 24, 2013
Richmond Times-Dispatch | January 24, 2013
A House subcommittee endorsed a package of tort reform bills Wednesday after business interests backing the bills reached a compromise with the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
January 17, 2013
Legal Newsline | January 17, 2013
The Virginia Supreme Court has reversed and remanded a case in which a jury awarded over $17 million dollars to the estate of a shipyard worker who died from mesothelioma.
November 9, 2012
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | November 9, 2012
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. has reached an agreement with the state of Virginia to resolve accusations the bank charged hidden markups on currency transactions to Virginia's employee pension fund, in a deal that will also involve a $1.1 million payment to a whistleblower group, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
November 5, 2012
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | November 5, 2012
Following a series of trial setbacks over the last year, the Eastern District of Virginia’s “rocket docket” could be the home field advantage the Justice Department’s foreign bribery squad has been looking for.
October 3, 2012
BLT: The Blog of Legal Times | October 3, 2012
A federal district judge in Virginia on Monday hit Abbott Laboratories with the second-largest criminal fine for a single drug.
September 17, 2012
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star | September 17, 2012
Virginia ranks 7th for having a good legal climate, at least from a business perspective. according to a national ranking from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform.
August 29, 2012
Washington Post | August 29, 2012
Virginia is receiving $8.6 million from a nationwide settlement with British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Tuesday that the state’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit would turn over the money to the General Fund later this month.
August 3, 2012
Virginian-Pilot | August 3, 2012
Less than two months after joining in a $13 million settlement with about 200 home-owners, a pair of Hampton Road businesses are facing another legal fight over the installation of tainted Chinese-made drywall. And this time, the plaintiff is a government agency.
July 13, 2012
Wall Street Journal | July 13, 2012
Four former top executives of a failed Virginia bank were charged with fraud, a rare federal criminal case against bank chiefs arising from the recent financial crisis.
June 4, 2012
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