Safety and Health Reporter

Mediation In Fairfax Virginia
Brien Roche

Mediation is a means by which a neutral person is chosen by the parties to assist in discussing settlement. Hence the goal is that at the end of the meditation …

Valuing Wrongful Death Cases

Brien Roche
No Fixed Guide
Valuing wrongful death suits is tough. There is no fixed guide as to what a wrongful death case is worth. 

In Virginia there was a time when there was a …

Administrative Law

Brien Roche
Administrative Law Differs From Civil or Criminal
Administrative law is a branch of law that is separate and distinct from civil or tort law. It likewise is separate and distinct from criminal law.

Probably …

Criminal versus Tort
Brien Roche

Tort law is a branch of what is called civil law.  Civil law is distinct from criminal law.  Criminal law involves instances of where a person or company breaks a criminal …

Gynecological Surgery Malpractice
Brien Roche

Gynecological surgery has embraced minimally invasive techniques through the use of what is called DualPort technology.  The term “DualPort” refers to the fact that there are two points of entry.  One of …

Hit and Run Cases
Brien Roche

Hit and run cases present tough problems not only in the Fairfax, Virginia area but everywhere.  If you are hit by a driver who then leaves the scene of the …

Joint and Several Liability
Brien Roche

For any type of injury you may suffer there may be more than one cause of your injury. That dual causation creates the potential …

Limitations and Reporting

Brien Roche
Statute of Limitations
When you are involved in an auto crash whatever claim you may have is governed not only by a statute of limitations but also by reporting requirements …

Dram Shop Liability
Brien Roche

Dram shop liability in the Fairfax, Virginia area is thought by most lawyers to be a dead letter.  Virginia does not impose a duty on vendors to oversee the sobriety of …

Intrafamily Immunity

Brien Roche
Intrafamily and Interspousal Immunity
Virginia, in general, has abolished the defense of interspousal immunity for tort actions.  What that means is that one spouse may sue another spouse. The action may be for …

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