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Surgeon delays operation for large bowel obstruction – $2,000,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 54-year-old Florida resident staying in Weems, Va., went to the emergency department at Rappahannock General Hospital on a Saturday afternoon with 24 hours of abdominal pain and other symptoms. The radiologist interpreting the abdominal CT scan was ...

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Plaintiff alleges switch of medication by pharmacy – $125,000 Verdict (access required)

On June 11, 2005, the plaintiff filled two prescriptions at the pharmacy at the Ukrop’s grocery store in Williamsburg. The medications were apparently switched and over the summer, while he thought he was taking his thyroid replacement hormone medication, plaintiff ...

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Block to join advocacy clinic at U.Va. law school (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE—Andrew Block, the founder and legal director of the JustChildren Program, will leave that post to become legal director of the Child Advocacy Clinic at the University of Virginia law school. Block has been legal director of JustChildren for more ...

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McDonnell proposes cuts in effort to balance budget (access required)

Gov. Bob McDonnell has proposed deep, unprecedented cuts to public schools, the state government work force and health and welfare safety net programs in a $2.1 billion bid to balance a critically troubled state budget. The Republican governor, who ruled ...

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‘Color of Justice’ program to be held in Alexandria (access required)

The 2010 Color of Justice program for high school students with an interest in the legal field will be held March 6 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the U.S. District Court in Alexandria. The program is sponsored annually ...

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Cuccinelli seeks federal review of EPA order (access required)

Virginia’s attorney general says internal e-mails and documents from a British climate research center provide the grounds for his attempt to block federal regulation of greenhouse gases. Kenneth Cuccinelli is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its conclusion that ...

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Panel OKs trains, but state needs to find money (access required)

A state transportation panel has approved a project that would offer faster passenger trains between Richmond and two Hampton Roads cities. But the cash-strapped state has yet to find the money to build or run the service. The Commonwealth Transportation ...

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