Virginia Law

The new rules of evidence went into effect throughout Virginia on July 1st, and as one legal expert stated, it represents a "sea change" within the legal community.  Virginia has relied upon a mixture of case law and common law to govern rules of evidence,...

In a recent decision by a three judge panel, a Virginia disciplinary committee's findings of misconduct under Rule 1.6, governing confidentiality of client information, was overturned. The case arose out of blog posts written by a Richmond criminal defense attorney, Horace Hunter, describing cases he...

Equitable Subrogation in Virginia Subrogation is the legal process in which an insurer can step into the shoes of their policyholder to recover damages from the third party responsible for the loss.  Equitable subrogation is based on equity, or fairness, as defined by the Virginia Supreme...

Every Virginia subrogation attorney knows how important medical bills, and their introduction into evidence, are for their day-to-day practice.  Often times in automobile subrogation the medical bills far exceed any damages to the car.  This article confronts the confusing evidentiary "Venn diagram" of Virginia law...