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No Sovereign Immunity for UVa Nurses (access required)

Two defendant nurses accused of causing permanent nerve damage to plaintiff from negligent insertion of an IV into her hand do not qualify for sovereign immunity from suit, says a Charlottesville Circuit Court. At the time of the alleged injury, defendant nurses were employed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and both were working as registered nurses ...