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    Business Tort Series: Conduct Constituting Conversion

    It takes an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to analyze claims like conversion. The commercial attorneys at MichieHamlett have that experience and are ready to assist you.

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    Fraud Exception in Bankruptcy

    If you have ever been the victim of fraudulent activity only to have the perpetrator of the fraud file for bankruptcy to escape liability for its actions, it is important to know that there is a fraud exception in bankruptcy through which you may be able to block the perpetrator from discharging its debt to you.

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    Record $2 Billion Roundup Verdict Against Bayer’s Monsanto in Cancer Case

    Thousands of people diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma are suing the Monsanto Company (now Bayer), claiming that the world’s leading weed-killer, Roundup, caused their cancer.

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    Twelve MichieHamlett Attorneys Named to 2019 Super Lawyers

    MichieHamlett Attorneys at Law is proud to announce that twelve of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list. The attorneys identified as either Rising Stars or Super Lawyers include: Ed Lowry, Ron Tweel, Jim Cox, Bryan Slaughter, Greg Webb, Lee Livingston, David Thomas, Kyle McNew, Les Bowers, Jason Seiden, Jordan McKay, […]

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    MichieHamlett ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

    Charlottesville, VA, Nov. 1, 2019 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers , for the ninth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. MichieHamlett has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 9 practice areas. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized […]

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    Employer Has A Duty To Family Of Asbestos Worker

    Employer has a duty of care to Asbestos Worker’s family. MichieHamlett partners Kyle McNew and Greg Webb contributed an amicus brief to the winning argument in a recent Virginia Supreme Court decision. The Court considered whether a company is responsible for mesothelioma, an asbestos cancer, of family members exposed to asbestos brought home on a […]

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    Business Tort Series: Fraud

    Business Tort Series: Fraud Fraud is simply defined as a deliberate deception for an unlawful gain. Although it is frequently used in many contexts to describe various flavors of nefarious behavior involving an act of concealment, in Virginia there are six elements of fraud which have to be proven for a plaintiff to prosecute a […]

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    Vaping up 75% among high school students this year, federal data indicate.

    The Wall Street Journal (9/20, McKay, Maloney, Subscription Publication, 6.61M) reports the prevalence of vaping in the past 30 days among US high school students has increased by about 75 percent compared to 2017, according to a person who has seen new preliminary federal data. The Journal references FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent comments that […]

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    Lee Livingston named 2019 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in the Charlottesville area

    MichieHamlett attorney Lee Livingston was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the Charlottesville area.  This is Lee’s third time receiving this prestigious title (2015; 2017). Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” […]

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    9 MichieHamlett Lawyers Included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

    MichieHamlett is pleased to announce that 9 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of […]

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