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Statutory Immunity for Medical Test Review (access required)

In a first-impression case, a Fairfax Circuit Court rejects a plea in bar under Va. Code § 8.01-581.18:1 filed by defendant neonatologists who assert they had immunity from malpractice liability for an infant’s death, based on alleged duty to review tests ordered by plaintiff’s on-call obstetrician during plaintiff’s hospitalization; the record evidence indicates defendant neonatologists ...