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William Park Lemmond Jr. (access required)

Retired Circuit Court Judge William Park Lemmond Jr. of Prince George died on July 7. He was 81. Judge Lemmond was a fighter pilot for nearly 23 years, flying with the U.S. Air Force, the Marine Corps and the Virginia ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On July 7, the Virginia State Bar Ninth District subcommittee issued a public reprimand to William C. Meyer II of Chatham for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and disciplinary matters. This discipline was an agreed disposition of misconduct ...

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Patient suffered cardiac arrest after transfer to rehab facility – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Sept. 24, 2009, the decedent was admitted to the hospital with a bleeding gastric ulcer. The defendant was her cardiologist and primary care physician. Decedent had a number of co-morbidities on admission, principally deforming rheumatoid arthritis, coronary artery disease, ...

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Gynecologist undertook fistula repair without assistance – $387,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy. During the surgery, the gynecologist improperly utilized blunt dissection as opposed to sharp dissection to isolate the bladder. Sharp dissection was required because of the plaintiff’s history of C-section and endometriosis, as well ...

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