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Civil Procedure – Wrongful Death – Amended Pleadings – ‘Relate Back’ Test

A Fairfax Circuit Court follows a Winchester court’s analysis of the “relation back” test, and says an estate is not barred from amending its suit alleging negligence in the death of plaintiff’s underage daughter who drowned in a hot tub after consuming alcohol and illicit substances.
Clark, Adm’r v. Britt (Fairfax Cir.Ct.) (VLW 009-8-103) (10 pp.)

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