Category: Did you know

SPECIAL NEEDS ALLIANCE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS

SPECIAL NEEDS ALLIANCE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS

It is the 20th anniversary of the Special Needs Alliance, a “by invitation only” organization in which Elizabeth Gray is currently only one of two...

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WHAT DUTIES ARE OWED BY PROPERTY OWNERS IN VIRGINIA?

WHAT DUTIES ARE OWED BY PROPERTY OWNERS IN VIRGINIA?

If you or someone you love was hurt by another directly or indirectly, it’s worth reviewing these recent decisions to determine whether you or your...

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UM INSURERS RETAIN RIGHT TO SELL YOU A POLICY AND THEN NEGOTIATE IN BAD FAITH

UM INSURERS RETAIN RIGHT TO SELL YOU A POLICY AND THEN NEGOTIATE IN BAD FAITH

By Benjamin Trichilo Many automobile drivers purchase Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists (UM/UIM) coverage in order to protect themselves, and family members, in the event of injury by...

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THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE OBERGEFELL DECISION

THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE OBERGEFELL DECISION

By now, you have probably seen or heard about the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges decision, issued by the United States Supreme Court on June 26, 2015, which...

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ACCESS TO A DECEASED MINOR CHILD’S DIGITAL ASSETS

ACCESS TO A DECEASED MINOR CHILD’S DIGITAL ASSETS

That the Virginia General Assembly has enacted legislation that allows personal representatives of a deceased minor to access the child’s digital assets, e.g. social media...

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DID YOU KNOW THAT THE DEFENSE BASE ACT COVERS CIVILIAN AS WELL AS MILITARY PERSONNEL INJURED OVERSEAS?

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE DEFENSE BASE ACT COVERS CIVILIAN AS WELL AS MILITARY PERSONNEL INJURED OVERSEAS?

Most workers who sustain injuries arising out of and in the course of employment in the Commonwealth of Virginia will be covered by the Virginia...

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DID YOU KNOW YOUR CONTRACT’S BOILERPLATE CAN LEAVE YOU IN HOT WATER?

DID YOU KNOW YOUR CONTRACT’S BOILERPLATE CAN LEAVE YOU IN HOT WATER?

Your small company just landed a huge contract to develop a new software product for a startup based on the west coast.  You are proud...

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OVERVIEW OF ADR, MEDIATION, ARBITRATION, AND COLLABORATIVE LAW

OVERVIEW OF ADR, MEDIATION, ARBITRATION, AND COLLABORATIVE LAW

Due in large part to the high cost and long delays of litigation, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has become a lynchpin of the litigation process,...

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NOT HAVING WORKERS’ COMP INSURANCE MAY BE COSTLY

NOT HAVING WORKERS’ COMP INSURANCE MAY BE COSTLY

Why does it now make even more sense for your small business (less than 3 employees) to carry Workers’ Compensation Insurance? Effective July 1, 2014,...

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NOT ALL STOCK IS CREATED EQUAL

NOT ALL STOCK IS CREATED EQUAL

Shareholders and members of small, privately held companies face what appears at first blush to be a daunting task in trying to realize their share...

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