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Contract – Hospital Bill – Doctrine Of Necessaries (access required)

Although defendant husband and wife argue that the doctrine of necessaries, as codified in Va. Code § 55-37, prevents the hospital from placing a lien on defendants' primary residence owned by them as tenants by the entireties with survivorship, that doctrine does not apply in this case where there is an express contract governing ...