In late May of 2017, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed legislation (SB 1063) introduced by Representative Creigh Deeds aimed at reducing the number of deaths in Virginia jails and prisons. The bill has a two-pronged approach. First, it sets requirements that the State Board of Corrections (a nine-member panel) must have individuals with expertise in … Continue reading “Virginia Jail Death Review Board Has Not Yet Undertaken Any Investigations”
Accidents can happen at any time and they are often beyond your control. However, you do possess the ability to make sure you obtain the most reasonable compensation possible for your injuries. When it comes to personal injury claims, it is important that you take care of every single detail in filing a civil lawsuit. … Continue reading “Tips To Avoid Mistakes On Your Personal Injury Claim”
The Commonwealth of Virginia may soon join many other states in enacting stricter distracted driving laws relating to hand-held cellular phone use. Presently, the Commonwealth has a law that has been criticized by police officers and others as being “very difficult to enforce,” according to Delegate Chris Collins (R – Frederick), a former police officer … Continue reading “Virginia Considering Stricter Distracted Driving Laws”
Halperin Law Center Attorneys Jonathan E. Halperin and Andrew Lucchetti recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the victim of a wrongful arrest due to mistaken identity. Read the full story on Fredericksburg.com here.
Today President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate additional judicial nominees for federal court vacancies throughout the country. One such vacancy currently exists within the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (the “Fourth Circuit”), created by Judge Dennis W. Shedd assuming senior status on January 30, 2018. It is expected that another member of … Continue reading “Trump Announces Intent To Nominate Additional Judicial Nominees”