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Med-Mal Claim Not Covered by Birth-Injury Fund (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds a commission decision that a parent who sued for medical malpractice in the birth of her child in 2007 may proceed with that suit, as the child’s injuries do not qualify for compensation for the child, or immunity for defendant physicians, under the Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act. Statutory language Appellant physicians ...