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  • A plaintiff suing for legal malpractice is a third-party beneficiary of the contract between the commonwealth and plaintiff’s court-appointed lawyer, and his claim is governed by the five-year statute of limitations under Va. Code § 8.01-246; the Richmond Circuit Court denies defendant’s plea in bar. This case is a claim of legal malpractice. There is ...

  • The upstairs tenant in a duplex is not liable for his dog biting his landlord who came into the backyard where the dog was present, says a Richmond Circuit Court. The plaintiff landlord testified she was there to show the downstairs apartment to a prospective tenant. She testified the dog attacked her with a bite ...

  • For good cause shown, a Fairfax Circuit Court grants leave for a defendant to file a responsive pleading on the morning after it was due despite counsel’s one-day calculation error. Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint on Oct. 14, 2014. Pursuant to Va. S.Ct. Rule 3:8, defendants had 21 days, or until Nov. 4, 2014, to ...

  • Although the circuit court awarded plaintiffs damages totaling $150,000 on their claim of fraud, the Fairfax Court says that because plaintiffs sought a money judgment rather than equitable relief, they are not entitled to attorney’s fees; defendant is entitled to a settlement credit of $77,571 due to a co-defendant’s settlement. There is nothing in either ...

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DISCLAIMER: David A. Cardon is an attorney at the Virginia Beach office of Cardon and Goodman, P.C. who concentrates his legal practice in traffic, criminal, and personal injury law. Mr. Cardon provides the materials contained above as a public service and on an informational basis only. These materials are not intended to be a comprehensive statement of Virginia law, and are not intended to convey legal advice.

If you have a legal problem, you should consult with an attorney in your area who can investigate the particular circumstances of your situation. You can contact David Cardon, Esquire at (757) 306-9060 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .