Category: General

Summary of the Collateral Source Rule in Virginia – Injured party recovers all damages even if paid by a separate 3rd party insurance contract

Summary of the Collateral Source Rule in Virginia – Injured party recovers all damages even if paid by a separate third-party insurance contract.   Question: Does the defendant have to pay for all damages resulting from his negligence even if a third party has already paid for the damage or if covered by a separate Read More …

5-6-2016- Election Fraud Criminal Charges Dismissed against Charles City Sheriff Candidate

Election Fraud Charges against Charles City County Sheriff Candidate Vance Richards Dismissed. 5-6-2016 Attorneys Tom Roberts and Frank McFadden successfully defended Vance Richards against 9 felony charges of election fraud in Charles City County Virginia in a 2 day jury trial. The Commonwealth contended that Richards did not properly establish domicile and a place of Read More …

Should the insurance company pay for the depreciation, decreased or diminished value of my car due to the accident?

Question: Should the insurance company pay for the depreciation, decreased or diminished value of my car due to the accident? Answer: Absolutely, YES. Explanation: As a result of the negligence of another you automobile, vehicle or car is damaged. If the cost to repair the car is more than the value of the car before Read More …

Liability of websites for defamation

QUESTION: Can you obtain a judgment or an injunction against an interactive computer service obtaining damages or enjoining it to remove defamatory statements from its website?   SHORT ANSWER: NO not if the website is merely an interactive computer service providing a platform for third parties to post information and statements.   Analysis:   Congress Read More …