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No Respondeat Superior Claim Against Surgeon (access required)

In this suit alleging a patient at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital died due to negligence during post-surgical care for treatment of her ischemic leg, a Norfolk Circuit Court dismisses respondeat superior claims against defendant surgeon, a medical school faculty member, for lack of duty. The court previously ruled the Virginia Tort Claims Act did not apply ...