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Attorneys – Sanctions – Frivolous Suit – Disciplinary Hearing – Witness Immunity (access required)

A plaintiff veterinarian and his lawyer are sanctioned under Va. Code § 8.01-271.1 by a Patrick County Circuit Court for pursuing a frivolous lawsuit against defendants who appeared as witnesses in a disciplinary hearing against the veterinarian conducted by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine. This suit was legally dead on arrival at the courthouse. Just ...

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