Merrick Brock Selected For List of Best Wrongful Death Attorneys in Richmond

Merrick Brock was selected by Expertise.com for its list of the Best Wrongful Death Attorneys in Richmond, Virginia.  Merrick Brock was given 5 stars for professionalism and 4.9 stars for reputation. Expertise.com finds and reviews service professionals in the legal industry across the U.S. to help customers find professionals for their needs.  The selection process includes reviewing credentials and accreditations, screening for professionalism, and even posing as a mystery shopper to gauge knowledgeability, friendliness, and professionalism. To learn more and check out Merrick Brock’s selection, click https://www.expertise.com/va/richmond/wrongful-death-attorney

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Merrick Brock Obtains $900,000 Verdict After Four-Day Jury Trial

Attorneys Les Brock and John Merrick obtained a $900,000 verdict in the Prince William County Circuit Court for a client who was injured in a car crash in Northern Virginia.  The plaintiff, a 47-year-old auto mechanic, was rear ended while stopped in traffic waiting to make a left turn. There was minor damage to the plaintiff’s rear bumper and the plaintiff reportedly denied any injury at the scene.  The plaintiff decided to get checked out at a local hospital where he was diagnosed with minor sprains and strains and released.  However, over the next month the pain in his lower...

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Les Brock Selected as 2023 Virginia Super Lawyer

Les Brock was selected to the list of 2023 Super Lawyers as a top-rated personal injury attorney.  This is the 7th consecutive year Les has been selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer.  Les has also been recognized by Super Lawyers as a top-rated attorney in the areas of personal injury, business litigation, construction law, and civil litigation.  He was also recognized for three consecutive years as a Rising Star. Super Lawyers is a peer designation awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state.  Each year, attorneys are ranked based on the Super Lawyers selection process, which...

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Les Brock Obtains $450,000 Settlement for Construction Subcontractor

Les Brock recovered $450,000 for a HVAC subcontractor in a payment dispute with a general contractor over work performed at three large commercial projects in the Richmond area.  The general contractor failed to pay the subcontractor for the work, despite the fact that the general contractor had been paid by the project owner.  The general contract argued that it was entitled to withhold payment because the HVAC subcontractor did not properly document its work or submit its payment claims in the proper format, and the general contractor also claimed the subcontractor was responsible for water damage caused to other portions...

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Merrick Brock Attorneys Selected as 2022 Super Lawyers

Merrick Brock attorneys John Merrick and Les Brock have both been selected to the list of 2022 Super Lawyers as top rated personal injury attorneys in Virginia.  John and Les have been recognized by Super Lawyers for the last decade in various categories, including personal injury, business litigation, construction, civil litigation, and Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a peer designation awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state.  Each year, attorneys are ranked based on the Super Lawyers selection process, which takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.  Only...

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Merrick Brock Files Action for Business Conspiracy and Tortious Interference With Contract Against Former Business Owner

Merrick Brock filed an action pending in the Henrico County Circuit Court, Case No. CL19-6133, asserting claims for breach of contract, piercing the corporate veil, tortious interference with contract, tortious interference with business expectancy, and business conspiracy. The lawsuit alleges that the plaintiff entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the assets of the defendant’s local Richmond business, including the business’ name, its existing client contracts, and its confidential client list.  As part of the agreement, the defendant agreed to a non-compete provision prohibiting the defendant from soliciting clients from the client list or competing in the Richmond area. ...

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Merrick Brock Recovers $398,000 in Subcontractor Breach of Contract Claim

Merrick Brock recovered $398,000 for a subcontractor in a payment dispute with a bonding company.  The subcontractor was hired by a large regional general contractor to perform work on a mixed-use construction project.  After the general contractor defaulted, the bonding company took over the project and directed the subcontractor to continue working pursuant to the terms of its original subcontract, but the bonding company later disputed the scope of the subcontractor’s work and the validity of the subcontractor’s invoices.  Merrick Brock asserted a claim for breach of contract and challenged the bonding company’s reasons for denying payment.  Merrick Brock recovered...

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Merrick Brock Attorneys Named to Virginia Super Lawyers’ 2020 List of Top-Rated Attorneys

Super Lawyers is a peer recognition that is awarded on an annual basis only to a select number of attorneys in each area of the law.  The Super Lawyers selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other factors. John Merrick was named to Super Lawyers 2020 in the area of Personal Injury.  He was previously recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the years 2013 – 2018.  John’s experience includes commercial cases, consumer fraud, and a variety of personal injury cases, from products liability and nursing home neglect to trucking and auto accidents....

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Merrick Brock files fraud and business conspiracy lawsuit against members of LLC

Merrick Brock filed an action pending in the Henrico County Circuit Court, Case No. CL19-6133, asserting claims for fraud, tortious interference with business expectancy, business conspiracy, breach of contract, and unjust enrichment. The lawsuit alleges that the plaintiff entered into a real estate development project with two partners, but while they agreed to split profits equally, two of the partners conspired together to cut the plaintiff out of the deal. The two partners formed an LLC with just the two of them identified as members. However, the lawsuit alleges, the two partners led the plaintiff to believe he was a...

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