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Civil Procedure – Complaint ‘Courtesy Copy’ – Answer (access required)

A defendant in a med-mal case is not prohibited from filing an answer to a plaintiff’s complaint which has been filed, but not served, but a defendant who voluntarily files an answer forfeits the right to demand plaintiff’s expert witness certification under Va. Code § 8.01-20.1, says a Fairfax Circuit Court. A defendant in a civil ...