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Bad Faith Insurers: Helping Business Owners Resolve Their Issues Through Litigation

Business and Commercial DisputesLitigation By Binnall Law Group - 2021/09/17 at 09:59am

While homeowners often complain about the difficulty of getting their insurers to pay claims, businesses sometimes fare even worse in the claims department. Insurance costs represent a sizable chunk of cash for every business and nonprofit organization in Virginia. Yet when they file a claim, or someone files a claim against them, many insurers drag their heels and either deny claims or refuse to act on them in a timely fashion.  Bad faith insurance litigation is sometimes the only way to get results. Companies mired in an insurance dispute would do well to consult an Alexandria business attorney to review […]

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How Title IX Protections Apply to LGBTQ+ Students

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/09/10 at 11:59am

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational programs that receive federal funding. This includes not only public and private colleges but also vocational and technical programs such as trade schools and schools for younger students. While Title IX includes most educational institutions, it has not always been clear whether it covers all students. When members of the LGBTQ+ community face discrimination or misconduct or are accused of misconduct, how are their cases treated? An experienced Title IX attorney discusses how the Title IX protections apply to LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty in light of changing […]

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Are You Covered by Due Process Protections if You’re Accused of a Title IX Violation?

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/08/27 at 10:43pm

Students, faculty, and staff accused of Title IX violations often do not understand how the investigations and disciplinary proceedings they will face differ from standard legal proceedings. The process is guided by the school’s individual policies as well as frequently changing mandates from the federal government. So, are you covered by due process protections if you’re accused of a Title IX violation? The answer is “it depends.” Anyone potentially facing Title IX allegations would be wise to consult a Title IX defense lawyer who could analyze and help them take advantage of all protections available under the circumstances.  Examine School […]

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What Your College Student Needs to Know About Title IX

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/08/20 at 10:39pm

All across the country, students are heading off to college, many for the first time. They will be thinking about seeing friends, going to parties, and maybe even getting ready for class. Chances are they will not be thinking about Title IX.  But they should be. As a parent, educating your college student about Title IX could be one of the most important actions you take to prepare for the start of the school year. It can be reassuring to know that you can consult a knowledgeable Title IX attorney if you have questions or any signs of trouble arise.  […]

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