In June 2011, a 47-year-old married father of two went to his primary care physician complaining of frequent episodes of shortness of breath. The PCP ordered testing and concluded that his symptoms were “asthmatic in quality.” Two days later, plaintiff ...Read More »
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Virginia Lawyers Media, publishers of Virginia Lawyers Weekly and the Virginia Medical Law Report, has announced the Class of 2013 of “Influential Women of Virginia.” This awards program, now in its fifth year, recognizes the outstanding efforts of women in ...
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On Dec. 12, 2012, a three-judge panel of the Chesterfield County Circuit Court issued a public reprimand to E. Wayne Powell of Midlothian for violating professional rules that govern truthfulness in statements to others and dealing with unrepresented persons. This ...Read More »
Homeowners associations in Virginia – and their lawyers – are taking a close look at how they enforce rules and charges after a series of adverse court decisions and the prominent bankruptcy of one Fairfax County community association. The cases ...Read More »
A four-vehicle chain-reaction collision occurred on Nov. 23, 2009, in Farmville. The plaintiff, a 56-year-old male, was the driver of the first vehicle in a line of three vehicles stopped at a red light. The defendant failed to stop and ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a morbidly obese 37-year-old with chronic pelvic pain thought to be secondary to endometriosis. Extensive conservative measures were attempted but were unsuccessful. Accordingly, the decision was made to perform a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Abdominal insufflation was attempted twice with ...
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Plaintiff, age 16, was a passenger in his cousin’s vehicle. The vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. At the accident scene, the defendant allegedly apologized to the plaintiff, and told him that she had fallen asleep. Plaintiff ...Read More »
Decedent was treated by a family practice group for over 20 years. The case concerns this group’s failure to refer to the decedent to a specialist for chronically elevated liver function test values and/or to advise him that he had ...Read More »
Here’s one for the newest lawyers and for lawyers-to-be. Now you too can figure out if you will have more check than month after you graduate from law school with the new, handy-dandy University of Michigan law school’s Debt Wizard. ...Read More »
Clifton A. “Chip” Woodrum III, a Roanoke lawyer who served in the Virginia House of Delegates for nearly a quarter-century, died Feb. 19 in Naples, Fla. He was 74. Del. Woodrum, a Democrat, served from 1980 to 2003 in the ...Read More »