NEWS + EVENTS

Andy Gerrish is Honored as Up and Coming Lawyer

Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce that Andy Gerrish has been honored as a member of the 2018 Class of Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Up and Coming Lawyers. This statewide award recognizes lawyers across the commonwealth who are making their mark within their first 10 years of practice. According to Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly, these are… Read more »

FA+P Attorney Andrew Gerrish is Appointed Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference District Representative

Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce that Andrew Gerrish has been appointed to serve as the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference’s District Representative for the Eighth District. The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference (“YLC”) functions as “a bar within a bar,” focusing its efforts on the special interests and concerns of… Read more »

FA+P’s Medical Malpractice Team Earns Another Defense Verdict

Frith Anderson + Peake attorneys, Walt Peake and Matt Kelley, earned a defense verdict in the Roanoke City Circuit Court in Roanoke, Virginia.  At the close of a five day trial, the jury found in favor of the defendant physician who the plaintiff claimed had left hemostatic agent in her cervical spine that swelled to cause spinal cord… Read more »

FA+P’s Medical Malpractice Team Earns a Defense Verdict

Frith Anderson + Peake attorneys, Walt Peake and Matt Kelley, earned a defense verdict in the Circuit Court for Campbell County in Rustburg, Virginia. At the close of a three day trial, the jury found in favor of the defendant physician assistant and his employer who the plaintiff claimed improperly irrigated an abdominal puncture wound with Hibiclens. The… Read more »

Court grants summary judgment for FA+P’s attorney client in a legal-malpractice matter.

FA+P’s attorney client drafted a property-settlement agreement at the direction of the plaintiff. The plaintiff claimed the agreement was negligently drafted; she filed suit, alleging legal malpractice against FA+P’s client. The plaintiff, however, admitted that she never read the PSA before she endorsed it. On a motion for summary judgment, the Salem Circuit Court held… Read more »

Court grants partial summary judgment for FA+P’s commercial-roofing-contractor client.

Attorneys Phil Anderson and Andrew Gerrish recently received partial summary judgment on behalf of a commercial-roofing contractor in Roanoke City Circuit Court. In a series of two letter opinions, the last one issued on May 30, 2018, the Roanoke City Circuit Court granted partial summary judgment for FA+P’s client, capping the client’s liability to the… Read more »

Matthew Kelley Speaks at VADA Spring Meeting

FA+P partner Matthew Kelley was invited to speak to the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys Medical Malpractice Section during their spring meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia on May 10-11, 2018.  His presentation covered the reasons for doing a blinded expert review in radiology malpractice cases, the benefits of such a review to defendant physicians and to… Read more »

Seven Attorneys are Selected as SuperLawyers

Seven attorneys at the law firm of Frith Anderson + Peake were selected by their peers for inclusion as 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research,… Read more »

The Journal of Civil Litigation Publishes Letter Opinion Granting FA+P’s Condominium Association Client Summary Judgment

The Journal of Civil Litigation recently published a letter opinion authored by the Hon Charles L. Ricketts III of the Staunton Circuit Court. Judge Ricketts’s July 20, 2017 letter opinion granted summary judgment on counts I (breach of contract) and V (declaratory judgment) of the plaintiffs’ complaint against Frith Anderson + Peake’s condominium association client…. Read more »

Sean Workowski Selected to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce that Sean Workowski was selected as one of Virginia’s top 100 civil defense litigators by America’s Top 100, LLC. This selection was based on Sean’s years of “exceptional advocacy, litigation success, ethical standards and extraordinary accomplishments in defending significant litigation matters.” Sean’s primary focus is civil litigation,… Read more »