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Med-Mal Suit Survives Misnomer (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court reconsiders its earlier decision and says plaintiff may amend her medical malpractice suit for misnomer, as this case involves the right party before the court, albeit under the wrong name. The court overrules defendant’s plea in bar. Notwithstanding this court’s inherent right to “be inconsistent with itself,” particularly when plaintiff’s counsel fails ...

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