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Medical Malpractice – Limitations – Chest Pain Diagnosis (access required)

A circuit court overrules a physician's plea of the statute of limitations to plaintiff's suit alleging defendant physician misdiagnosed decedent's chest pains as not heart-related, which allegedly was the proximate cause of decedent's death, which occurred on May 14, 2004, after decedent had last seen defendant on April 14, 2004. Virginia Code Sect. 8.01-230 provides that ...