Supreme Court of Virginia address timeliness of a nonsuit under Va. Code § 8.01-380(A)

On April 16, 2015, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an opinion regarding the timeliness of a nonsuit under Virginia Code § 8.01-380(A), which provides, in part, that “[a] party shall not be allowed to suffer a nonsuit as to any cause of action or claim, or any other party to the proceeding, unless he does so . . . before the action has been submitted to the court for decision.”