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Judge trims Ford’s claims in insurance suit

Ruling that Michigan law, not Virginia law, applies to Ford Motor Co.’s suit over delayed insurance payments, a Richmond federal judge has ended Ford’s chance to recover triple damages under the Virginia Business Conspiracy Act. Ford is headed for trial ...

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Uterine scar rupture, kidney failure result of VBAC delivery – $4,000,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 34-year-old mother, was scheduled for a repeat Caesarean section, but went into labor nine days early on Aug. 1, 2010.  Labor progressed quickly. She delivered a healthy baby girl vaginally, with no complications. After delivery, plaintiff complained ...

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Delivery methods met standard of care, defense experts claim – Defense Verdict (access required)

During the plaintiff mother’s delivery on Jan. 22, 2010, the defendant obstetrician encountered a shoulder dystocia. In response, the defendant obstetrician performed various delivery maneuvers in an effort to safely deliver the infant plaintiff including gentle downward traction, the McRobert’s ...

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Challenge to waterfront plan dismissed as moot (access required)

Procedural maneuvering between a city planning director and three citizens who challenged a proposed waterfront plan has ended with the challengers’ appeal dismissed as moot by the Supreme Court of Virginia. First, the three appellants filed a protest of the proposed Text Amendment ...

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