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Four Gentry Locke Practices and Four Partners Recognized by the Prestigious Chambers USA 2024

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ROANOKE, Va. (June 7, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke has been recognized as a leading Virginia firm for general commercial, white-collar crime, construction, and employment law by Chambers USA 2024. In its 2024 prestigious ranking of law firms and attorneys, Chambers USA ranked four Gentry Locke practices and four attorneys. The firm’s Criminal & Government Investigations practice is one of only two in Virginia ranked by Chambers USA in Band 1, making specific mention of Partners Thomas J. Bondurant, Jr. (Band 1) and Erin M. Harrigan (Band 2), both ranked four years in a row. Commentators describe Bondurant as “an outstanding white-collar […]

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Gentry Locke 8th Largest Law Firm in Virginia According to Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” List

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ROANOKE, Va. (June 3, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that it has been named the 8th largest law firm in Virginia among the 2024 “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” list, published by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Gentry Locke currently has 86 lawyers who are licensed to practice in Virginia across 4 offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk. The annual survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” is based on the number of Virginia-licensed lawyers practicing from an office located within the Commonwealth. The list recognizes 88 law firms across Virginia, and you can find the […]

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You’ve Been in a Tractor-Trailer Collision. Who is at Fault?

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Tractor-trailer crashes differ from motor vehicle collisions because there are many companies and individuals involved in the transportation and logistics industry, meaning various people or entities may be at fault for causing a catastrophic or fatal truck accident. As Virginia truck accident attorneys, we have noticed that that there are a wide variety of potential defendants in truck crash cases, including, but not limited to: (1) truck drivers, (2) motor carriers, (3) intermodal equipment providers, (4) shippers, (5) brokers, and (6) manufacturers. Generally, federal and Virginia law only require motor carriers to carry $750,000 in liability insurance, except greater limits […]

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What to Do After a Tractor-Trailer Crash

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Clients frequently tell us that everything seemed to move in slow motion during a catastrophic crash with a tractor-trailer. The moments leading up to the crash may be blurry, but the crash itself becomes etched in the victim’s brain and often requires the extensive passage of time to fade into the background. Tractor-trailers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and are behemoths compared to the average family-owned vehicle. The damage they can cause to a vehicle made of heavy metals is almost incomprehensible. It is therefore no surprise that accidents involving a tractor-trailer frequently result in devastating polytraumatic injuries to […]

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Client Alert: DOJ Announces $2.7 Million Settlement with Insight Global in Latest Cyber-Fraud Enforcement

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In the latest settlement announced by DOJ under its Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, Insight Global LLC (Insight), an international staffing and services company, will pay $2.7 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by failing to implement adequate cybersecurity measures to protect personal health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII) under its contracts with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH). The United States alleged that during the COVID-19 pandemic, PADOH hired Insight Global to provide staffing for COVID-19 contact tracing and paid Insight Global using funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

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Lawyers Team Up for Best Result

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Gentry Locke has a long history of associating with other attorneys. Don’t be surprised if/when you call the attorney that represented you in traffic court, drafted your will, or represents your business suggests that he associate Gentry Locke. Over the years, our firm has worked with other law firms who don’t typically handle personal injury cases. Gentry Locke has always associated with other lawyers and law firms in Virginia to give the highest level of service. We often partner with other lawyers in cases involving brain injuries, car accidents, catastrophic injuries, distracted driving accidents, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, nursing home […]

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You’ve Been Injured by a Defective Product – Now What?

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Introduction If you have been injured or a family member killed by a defective product, you may have what is known as a “products liability” case and you should contact a Virginia personal injury attorney/Virginia wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. You must file a products liability lawsuit within the statute of limitations which is usually two years of the date of the incident. Types of Product Liability Cases Products liability cases apply to a wide range of items in the marketplace. These include household items, industrial equipment (typically a work-related injury), motor vehicles, all terrain vehicles, drugs and […]

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