A 57-year-old woman with a history of failed gastric bypass underwent a breast reduction, abdominoplasty with panniculectomy, and liposuction. Over the next six weeks, the surgical wound deteriorated, developing necrosis while the defendant plastic surgeon saw the patient, reassured her ...Read More »
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Lieutenant Kaylee R. Gum, a third-year student at the College of William & Mary law school, is the recipient of the Virginia State Bar’s 2016 Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award. While a student at W&M, Gum has ...Read More »
Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, legal director of Northern Virginia’s Legal Aid Justice Center’s Immigrant Advocacy Center, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Virginia Legal Aid Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Access to Legal Services Committee. Sandoval-Moshenberg specializes in ...
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On April 25, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked the license to practice law of G. Walter Bressler of Bristol based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation. In consenting to the revocation, Bressler acknowledged that the charges against ...
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On Jan. 23, 2015 the patient underwent a laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed by a general surgeon. After being discharged on Jan. 23, the surgeon did not disclose to the patient, nor to her family, nor did the surgeon note in his ...Read More »
In this case, both of plaintiff’s kidneys were removed. The patient had a hydronephrotic left kidney secondary to a UPJ obstruction (blockage). He underwent a Nuclear Medicine (NM) Scan to estimate the function of each kidney. Due to blockage, the ...Read More »
The decedent was driving with his wife as the front passenger through an intersection on Midlothian Parkway in Chesterfield County when another vehicle, driven by the defendant, entered the intersection at a high rate of speed and struck their vehicle. ...Read More »