Virginia: Wrongful Death – a Lawyer’s Appeal

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On January 22, 2014, Mr. Waterman filed in the Virginia Supreme Court the Amicus Curiae Brief of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (“VTLA”) for Appellants he authored in the consolidated wrongful death case of Harman v. Honeywell International, Inc., No. 130627. The appeal raises issues of “reliable authority”, prior incidents, proximate cause, and lay opinions.