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Doctors sued for failure to take actions before stroke – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff suffered a sub-arachnoid hem­orrhage on March 22, 2009, and was imme­diately transferred to hospital. Upon arriv­al, plaintiff was found to have an extensive F3 SAH and was diagnosed as a Hunt-Hess Grade 3 critically ill patient. After 8 days, ...

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Change sought in impeachment rule

A Virginia court committee is proposing to allow litigators to impeach their own witnesses, bringing the Virginia impeachment rule in line with those used in most other U.S. courts. The Advisory Committee on Rules of Court, a panel of the ...

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Karison to head Court Improvement Program

Virginia Supreme Court staffer Sandra L. Karison has been selected as director of the Court Improvement Program. The appointment was effective Aug. 10, according to Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Karison succeeds the late ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

Effective Aug. 30, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the license to practice law of John G. Crandley of Virginia Beach for 30 days for violating professional rules that govern fairness to opposing party and counsel and respect for ...

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