Posts Tagged ‘defense’

Uninvolved Defendants Must Be Aware of Default Judgment

By: Ian Lambeets On February 22, 2013, Judge Michael Urbanski from the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia—Harrisonburg Division, rendered his opinion in the case of Parks v. Discount Box and Pallet, et a.l, No. 5:12cv081 (W.D. Va. Feb. 22, 2013).  At issue in the case was whether to enter a […]


Supreme Court of Virginia Grants Cert in Respondeat Superior Case

  Hat tip to the Virginia Lawyers Weekly for covering a story about a recent case that may have a far-reaching impact on the doctrine of respondeat superior in Virginia. The Supreme Court of Virginia has granted certiorari in a case out of Portsmouth Circuit Court, Westermann v. Bermisa M.D. (Va. Lawyers Weekly subscription needed) […]