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Nonsuit OK after Removed Suit Dismissal (access required)

A physician may nonsuit his state court defamation action against hospital and staff on the second day of jury trial, the Supreme Court of Virginia says; the physician’s voluntary dismissal of a removed action in federal court does not extinguish his statutory right to one voluntary nonsuit under Va. Code § 8.01-380. In November 2009, defendant ...