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Physician blamed for failing to detect ruptured diaphragm – Defense Verdict (access required)

The 76-year-old decedent was involved in a motor vehicle accident on April 1 and was admitted to the hospital under the care of the defendant family care physician. Among other things, studies revealed a left pulmonary contusion, atelectasis of the ...

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Woman alleges myofascial pain from intersection crash – $135,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured in an intersection accident when the defendant failed to yield the right of way. The plaintiff’s vehicle struck the side of the defendant’s vehicle and caused moderate damage. Plaintiff was initially seen at an urgent care center ...

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Bookkeeper charged with $500K theft from law firm (access required)

A Virginia Beach law firm is the alleged victim of more than $500,000 in thefts by its former bookkeeper. Police say a former employee of Bennett and Zydron PC, Diana L. Farmer-Forston, is accused of depositing forged checks into her ...

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Even more Supreme Court candidates (access required)

Two 27th Circuit judges have made a late entry into the competition for a seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia just as more statewide bar groups are sending their evaluations of a second round of candidates to legislators. Judges ...

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Court affirms med mal defense verdict (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia upheld today a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case from Rockingham County in which the testimony of the plaintiff’s expert on the standard of care was a key issue. Plaintiff suffered partial paralysis of ...

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