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Nursing home patient chokes on meatball – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent, a 70-year-old woman, was a nursing home patient with a complicated medical history, including recurrent strokes, bilateral foot drop, heart disease, chronic debilitation and an overall failure to thrive. The decedent was admitted to defendant’s nursing home facility ...

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Gibney takes oath for federal judgeship

John A. Gibney Jr. has been sworn in as a U.S. District Court judge by Senior Virginia Supreme Court Justice Harry L. Carrico, for whom Gibney clerked in 1976. Also present in the large seventh floor courtroom in the federal ...

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New rules take effect (access required)

A set of revisions to the Virginia rules of court took effect May 2, but don’t worry if you forgot to double check the changes this week. The updates are primarily housekeeping in nature. One of the changes clarifies the ...

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