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 »

FA+P Supports Roanoke Valley Gives

Frith Anderson + Peake was a proud sponsor of Roanoke Valley Gives 2018. Roanoke Valley Gives is an initiative of Foundation for Roanoke Valley. The goal was to raise funding for participating Roanoke Valley nonprofits in a 24 hour period while bringing attention to the work and worth of each participating organization. This 24 hour… Read more »

Macel Janoschka is Appointed to Board of Zoning Appeals

FA+P Attorney Macel Janoschka was recently appointed by the Circuit Court of the City of Salem, upon the recommendation of the City Council, to serve as an alternate member of the City of Salem Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board of Zoning Appeals hears appeals from Zoning Administrator decisions in Salem, Virginia. Macel will be… Read more »

Katherine Londos and Nathan Schnetzler Prevail on Behalf of Insurance Carrier in Bad Faith Claim

FA+P attorneys Katherine Londos and Nate Schnetzler recently secured a dismissal with prejudice of a complaint alleging an insurance carrier acted in bad faith by failing to pay its insured uninsured motorist benefits. The plaintiff suffered injuries as a result of a hit and run accident and obtained a default judgment against the at-fault driver… Read more »

Linda Frith and Nathan Schnetzler Prevail on Behalf of Employer in Title VII Claim

Linda Frith and Nate Schnetzler recently prevailed in a Title VII suit against a Lynchburg business after the plaintiff voluntarily dismissed her claims with prejudice in advance of oral argument on dispositive motions. The plaintiff alleged she was the victim of sexual harassment and a hostile work environment from her supervisor. The plaintiff originally filed… Read more »

John Johnson Speaks at RVPA Meeting

Attorney John Johnson was the featured speaker at the Roanoke Valley Paralegal Association’s monthly meeting on February 8, 2018 . His presentation, “Ethical Conundrums Facing Paralegals Today” addressed new challenges facing paralegals such as client communication issues, substance abuse issues in the legal profession, and issues related to the unauthorized practice of law. John’s practice… Read more »

John Johnson Prevails at the Court of Appeals of Virginia

Carnell Carrington v. Aquatic Company and Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania: The Virginia Court of Appeals recently affirmed a decision for Aquatic Company, in a case interpreting the “two causes rule” where an employee’s disability is caused by two factors, one of which is related to the employment, and one of which is… Read more »