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Medical Malpractice – Release – Right To Rescind – Void Or Voidable (access required)

Where plaintiff, who alleges defendant health care provider negligently punctured her small bowel and sigmoid colon during a surgical procedure, executed a release without being represented by counsel and without being informed of her right to rescind within three days, the release violates Va. Code Sect. 8.01-425.1 and is void. In order to decide if ...