Employment Lawyers serving Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Central & Southside Virginia
PAST RESULTS FROM THESE REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS DO NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS. EACH CASE IS FACT-DEPENDENT AND RESULTS VARY.
Successfully litigated novel ERISA claims against former employer who failed to remit health insurance premiums deducted from employee's paychecks. Resulted in judgment of $300,000, plus attorney fees.
Successfully litigated novel pregnancy discrimination claim involving claim allegedly filed beyond the time provided by statute, resulting in a significant confidential settlement.
Successfully litigated race discrimination claims against local Roanoke business resulting in 6-figure confidential settlement.
Successfully litigated Richmond client's claims seeking unpaid commissions withheld by his employer, resulting in a very significant confidential settlement.
Yugo Collins attorneys successfully filed and settled multiple claims related to Virginia's Emergency Temporary Standard established to protect workers from Covid-19 exposure.
Successfully briefed, argued, and defeated hospital's motion to dismiss plaintiff's retaliation claims arising under the False Claims Act's "protected activity" provisions.
Successfully forced defendant to pay our client its seller's agent fee (and our attorney fees) after defendant refused to close on home after signing purchase agreement.
Successfully litigated fraud claim on behalf of religious educational institution against national corporation in New York resulting in confidential settlement plus attorney fees.
Successfully settled multiple claims against a Blacksburg apartment complex accused of taking advantage of Virginia Tech students.
Successfully settled Virginia Consumer Protection Act claim against Fortune 500 franchisee arising out of false advertising allegations, resulting in money damages and alteration of national advertising campaign.
Assisted Paul Beers in defense of beneficiary accused of exercising undue influence on testator who left bulk of his estate to benficiary instead of Roanoke College.
Assisted Paul Beers in jury trial involving successful self-defense argument for man charged with first-degree murder.
Assisted Paul Beers in high-profile defense of faith-based healer charged with 32 felonies for acts arising out of alleged unlawful practice of medicine.
Successfully briefed Post-Hearing Brief on behalf of former defense contractor suffering from PTSD as a result of overseas deployment, resulting in judgment for the claimant granting significant disability compensation and medical benefits for psychological injuries, plus attorney fees