Sliding Scale For Personal Jurisdiction in Electronic and Internet Cases

Posted Posted in Due Process, General, Litigation

Sliding Scale For Personal Jurisdiction in Electronic and Internet Cases Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC scores in its opposition to Top Seek, LLC bid to escape suit in Federal District Court in Richmond, Virginia. Jonathan Arthur, Esq., an associate with the law firm is representing the plaintiff Broad Highway Recovery. The United States Federal […]

2018 – Virginia Accepts 2 Civil Rights Appeals to Address Sovereign Immunity Issues

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Due Process, Excessive Force, False Imprisonment, Fourth Amendment, General, Litigation

Virginia Supreme Court grants two petitions to address sovereign immunity issues argued by Virginia’s Civil Rights Law Firm – Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC   December 18, 2018 — The Virginia Supreme Court announced this week that will hear legal arguments by the Richmond civil rights law firm of Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, […]

Civil Rights Law Firm Lands A Jury Verdict for Police Misconduct

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April 28, 2017 – Civil Rights Victory in Petersburg–Jury Verdict For Police Misconduct.   A Petersburg jury awarded damages against former Petersburg police officer Brian Lee Billings for Assault, Battery, False Imprisonment and Malicious Prosecution arising out of a traffic stop of 2/12/2015.  The lawsuit alleged that the police officer escalated the situation by opening Ms. Cromartie’s […]

Can I sue for injury or death of my pet dog or cat and can I recover emotional damages?

Posted Posted in General, Litigation, Negligence

Question: Somebody injured or killed by dog or cat, what are the damages a court will award? Short Answer: The market value of the personal property (no emotional damages)     Virginia legislature has classified dogs and cats as personal property and specifically states that the owner of any dog or cat injured or killed […]

Summary of the Collateral Source Rule in Virginia – Injured party recovers all damages even if paid by a separate 3rd party insurance contract

Posted Posted in Contract Law, General, Litigation, Negligence, Personal Injury Law

Summary of the Collateral Source Rule in Virginia – Injured party recovers all damages even if paid by a separate third-party insurance contract.   Question: Does the defendant have to pay for all damages resulting from his negligence even if a third party has already paid for the damage or if covered by a separate […]

My down payment was stolen in a email/internet/wire scam before the closing – what can I do?

Posted Posted in Contract Law, General, Litigation

Q:   My down payment was stolen in a email/internet/wire scam before the closing – what can I do? A:   Act quickly!  Notify the FBI, call the fraud division of your bank and the recipient bank, get legal counsel!    The basic scam works like this.  The scammer obtains confidential information related to the […]

5-6-2016- Election Fraud Criminal Charges Dismissed against Charles City Sheriff Candidate

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Election Fraud Charges against Charles City County Sheriff Candidate Vance Richards Dismissed. 5-6-2016 Attorney Tom Roberts together with an associate with the law firm successfully defended Vance Richards against 9 felony charges of election fraud in Charles City County Virginia in a 2 day jury trial. The Commonwealth contended that Richards did not properly establish […]

“Sex”, Bathrooms and the Rule of Law

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Due Process, General, Litigation, sexual harassment

4-20-2016 – Attorneys Andrew T. Bodoh and Jonathan M. Arthur of the Virginia civil rights firm Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C. are proud to represent Delegate Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun) in a lawsuit against Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. “Delegate LaRock wants the Attorney General to follow the law and to do his job in […]

7-23-2003 – Henrico County Religious Freedom

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News – Henrico County Supports Religious Freedom The Students Become The Teachers Fellowship of Christian Athletes To Be Treated Equal With Other Clubs HENRICO COUNTY PROMISES REMEDIAL EDUCATION TO SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AFTER MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS GIVE EDUCATORS A FAILING GRADE IN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND THE EQUAL ACCESS ACT. July 23, 2003 — The law firm […]