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Civil Procedure – Complaint Amendment – Wrongful Death – Prisoner Medical Care (access required)

A medical provider’s risk manager reading a newspaper account of a lawsuit against jail officials, two years after a prisoner’s death, is not “notice” that will allow amendment of the wrongful death action to name the medical provider; a Norfolk U.S. District Court says “no case in this circuit has held that such flimsy “notice” ...

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