Plaintiff’s decedent was killed in a horrific tractor-trailer wreck on a rural two-lane roadway in western Virginia. The federal motor carrier operating the tractor-trailer had a terrible safety and compliance record. The estate had received the policy limits from the ...Read More »
Plaintiff, age 66, presented to his dermatologist for evaluation of a skin lesion. Plaintiff reported a prior history of heart attacks. Plaintiff was on dual anti-platelet therapy, aspirin and Effient, prescribed by his cardiologist. The dermatologist instructed the patient to ...
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The defendant doctor performed a robotic-assisted ventral hernia repair, without apparent complication. Five days post-op, the patient presented to the emergency department with complaints of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and bloating. A CT scan showed a small bowel obstruction, with ...Read More »
Former Richmond lawyer Tara Noel D’Lutz died June 28 in Bethesda, Maryland. She was 45. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in theatre in 1992. She attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in England ...Read More »
On July 21, the Virginia State Bar suspended the license to practice law of Chung S. Oh of Falls Church for nine months, with terms, for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, communication, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, ...
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After his blanket felon-rights restoration order was struck down by the Supreme Court of Virginia July 22, Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration said it would move quickly to ensure thousands of felons hoping to cast ballots in November’s election would be ...
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Plaintiff, an insurance agent, was hit on her driver’s side door at an intersection by the defendant who ran a red light. Plaintiff suffered neck injuries exacerbating longstanding neck and back injuries and re-injuring prior surgical sites in her cervical ...Read More »
On May 15, 2013, plaintiff, a retired executive police officer, accompanied his wife to a convention at defendant’s hotel. After sunset that evening, at approximately 8:30 p.m., while walking through an un-illuminated outdoor patio adjacent to the hotel swimming pool, ...Read More »
This case involved a rear-end collision in Norfolk. The plaintiff was transported by ambulance and treated in the emergency room. She followed up with an orthopedic surgeon who referred her to physical therapy. Her physical therapy lasted four weeks. The ...Read More »