Lady Lawyers in Short Supply
Imagine that you’ve been in a car accident, and you’re waiting for your newly-hired attorney to arrive and discuss your case. You hear the sound of dress shoes click-clacking down the hallway, the murmur of voices in serious discussion, two figures round the corner… …Your new lawyer is a woman. Chances are, you were expecting […] READ MORE
New Courtroom for Norfolk
Our lawyers here at Montagna Klein Camden are looking forward to spending lots of time in the new $123 million courthouse complex on the intersection of East City Hall Avenue and St. Paul’s Boulevard. Judges, clerks and officers of the law will be making the big move in the next day or two, according to […] READ MORE
2014: A Good Year for The Port of Virginia
The Port of Virginia may have had its best year ever in 2014, according to the Virginian-Pilot. The numbers don’t lie, and the Port’s stats display a 7% increase in traffic compared to 2013. Located right here in Norfolk, you may also have heard it referred to as the Virginia Port Authority. With full […] READ MORE
Happy New Year Hampton Roads
Drivers, Beware. Law enforcement officers will be out in full force tonight, on the lookout for drunk drivers. If your New Year’s celebrations take you on the road, make sure you have a designated sober driver on hand. The nationwide Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign has been in effect since 2002, and is gearing up for a […] READ MORE
Merry Montagna, Hampton Roads!
Seasons Greetings! Each year the lawyers at Montagna Klein Camden sponsor a local family in need. We get all the inside info, like wish lists for the big day and details about home life needs. Each of our attorneys and staff members are invited to participate by bringing in gifts and canned food, to be […] READ MORE
Negotiations Resume Between ILWU & PMA
In the wake of the standstill many western ports have become backed up by people as well as shipping containers; docks and rail lines have been overwhelmed by a recent frac sand trend; and the waterways have become clogged with excessive traffic. The real concern, however, is that the Longshore Union members have been working […] READ MORE
McDonald Decision Tony McDonald v. CP&O, LLC. BRB No.: 11-0735 (June 28, 2012) Issue: Claimant appealed the Decision of the ALJ, who determined that Claimant did not establish that he suffered an independent leg injury on September 21, 2006. His entitlement to temporary partial disability benefits for the requested periods were denied because he failed […] READ MORE
ILWU – PMA Negotiations On Hold
Members of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have spent the past seven months fighting for contract extensions, to no avail. Although tensions are at an all-time high over at the West Coast Ports, the labor negotiations have been put on hold until December. The PMA covers longshore workers in Tacoma, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles, and […] READ MORE
Changes to LHWCA?
A Pennsylvania Superior Court Case was filed early this month that could change the way we interpret the law. In the case of Betty Uveges VS. Samuel Uveges, an appeal was filed in January 2014, with the intention of attaching the husband’s disability benefits to the alimony payments made to the wife. Mr. Uveges is […] READ MORE
Did you know that cars have Black Boxes too?
A recent decision made by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration paves the way for a new era of vehicular safety. As of September 1, 2014, all new vehicles manufactured are required to be equipped with a black box, just like airplanes. Officially known as Event Data Recorders, these EDRs may soon change the way […] READ MORE