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Conservative treatment for ruptured appendix led to longer hospital stay – Defense Verdict (access required)

The defendant general surgeon first saw plaintiff, a 48-year-old female, on Sept. 14, 2010. Four days earlier, she has presented to a family practitioner and complained of abdominal pain since Sept. 6, which she rated as 8-9 out of 10 ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Oct. 20, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a memorandum order with terms to Philip R. Farthing of Norfolk and ordered him to pay a fine of $500 for violating the Real Estate Settlement Act.  This action was ...

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Plaintiff claimed seizure medication led to wife’s fatal skin condition – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Jan. 31, 2009, decedent, age 38 and Filipino, suffered an intracerebral hemorrhage at home. She had stopped taking her hypertensive medication because she was breast-feeding at the time. She was airlifted from Reston Hospital to Inova Fairfax, where she ...

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Massive blood loss during surgery caused permanent leg injury – $1,650,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 32-year-old mother of two, presented to a hospital emergency department with complaints of severe right-sided pelvic pain. The defendant gynecologist suspected a ruptured ovarian cyst and performed an exploratory laparoscopy. During the surgery, the defendant perforated the plaintiff’s ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

Effective July 18, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the law license of Laura E. Jordan of Washington for 18 months based on her 18-month suspension by the Maryland Court of Appeals. This discipline was an agreed disposition ...

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