A shareholder acting on behalf of a corporation may bring
a "derivative suit" against corporate directors and management for fraud ,
mismanagement, self-dealing or dishonesty. Before bringing such a suit, the
shareholder must make a written...
retaining a Virginia
law firm to help stave off a wrongful foreclosure should keep this useful fact in mind:
your lawyer's job will be a lot easier if you take legal action before the bank forecloses on
your property. Seek legal...
Access Designs, Inc.,
a company that manufactures TubcuT®, a product that alters regular bathtubs to
convert them into walk-in showers, has filed a trademark-infringement suit against The BathWorks Company in
federal district court in Charlottesville...
The discovery process , the primary fact-finding tool available to litigants, has always been contentious. Parties are loathe to hand over potentially embarrassing or incriminating documents, and the costs involved can be staggering. The information age...
Even in Virginia, which recently placed
which recently placed first in a ranking of the " Best
States for Business " by Forbes.com, businesses often fail.
Particularly in small companies, relationships among the owners sour and partnership
The Newsboys , a Christian rock music group, has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the New Boyz rap duo, claiming that despite the contrasts in musical styles and lyrics, the similarity in the bands' names will cause confusion among its...
Jennifer Taylor worked for Allied Waste Industries. When
Allied merged with Republic Services, Inc., Taylor found the new management's
style different and problematic. Her new supervisors were described as
"micromanagers," and Taylor...