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Things to Consider Before Retiring Abroad

Retiring to another country can be a very attractive option.  Lower cost of living and health care expenses along with exotic locales and temperate climates persuade many seniors to retire…

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Is it Time to Update My Will and Power of Attorney?

Creating your estate planning documents the first time can be intimidating. Who wants to focus that hard on the possibility of becoming sick, or on their final days? Once the…

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Saying Medicaid Estate Recovery Keeps Families in Poverty, Advocacy Groups Call for Abolishing It

To qualify for Medicaid coverage of long-term care, you must satisfy very complicated financial eligibility rules—rules that often can be traps for the unwary. One of the most significant traps…

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A Modest Social Security Increase for 2021

The Social Security Administration has announced a 1.3 percent rise in benefits in 2021, an increase even smaller than last year’s. Cost-of-living increases are tied to the consumer price index,…

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Billy Tunner to serve as panelist at VADA Spring Sections Seminar

The Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA) is hosting its annual Spring Sections Seminar in Charlottesville, VA May 4-6, 2022. The seminar will consist of special litigation sections training with…

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Offshore Wind Delegation Panel

Energy and Telecommunications attorney Cliona Robb will speak at this year’s event hosted by Virginia Beach Economic Development. Speaking to delegates and representatives from the UK, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Denmark,…

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The Federal Trade Commission Flexes Its Muscles

Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) took aim at a debt collection agency by filing a complaint in federal court in Texas.  The FTC can file a complaint and…

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Lawsuit Alleges Assisted Living Facilities Discriminate Against Wheelchair Users

A lawsuit in New York state highlights an issue with some assisted living facilities: No wheelchairs allowed. The lawsuit claims that state regulations and facility policies discriminate against residents and…

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19 Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite

Virginia Business Magazine released their 18th annual list of “Legal Elite” today, and we are pleased to announce that 19 ThompsonMcMullan attorneys were recognized on the list. Nominations were open…

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22 Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s 2019 “Legal Elite”

Virginia Business Magazine released their 20th annual list of “Legal Elite” today, and we are pleased to announce that 22 ThompsonMcMullan attorneys were recognized on the list. Begun in 2000…