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Man died during series of tests set by cardiologist – Defense Verdict (access required)

Jody Houston, a 54-year-old avid kayaker and stock trader, presented to the defendant cardiologist on March 25, 2013, with a history of chest pain for two months, gastric reflux, high cholesterol, a lifetime of cigarette smoking, and an abnormal EKG ...

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Coverage issues complicate worker’s comp settlement (access required)

The claimant, an employee of A, a contractor, fell from a height. Discovery, motions, a change in venue, and joinder and dismissal of various parties occasioned by added defenses delayed a hearing. In the course of the litigation Nationwide, insurer ...

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Testimony of ‘medical certainty’ was issue in med-mal appeal – $1,700,000 Verdict (access required)

This case was previously reported back in March 2015. There were numerous post-trial motions filed, most of which dealing with the issue of whether or not a treating physician was limited in the testimony he could provide at the trial ...

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Nurse failed to tell surgeon that patient called him with post-op complaints – $1,850,000 Verdict (access required)

A 62-year-old female had blood work done to evaluate an inflamed tick bite. Testing showed elevated liver function results. Further investigation lead to a discovery of a large gallstone. Surgery was recommended and was performed in September 2012 in Fredericksburg. ...

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Commercial truck crossed lines, hit couple on scooter (access required)

Plaintiff passenger and her boyfriend (plaintiff driver) were riding on a scooter on a divided two-lane road in Virginia Beach when an 18-wheeler refrigerator commercial truck crossed the double yellow lines around the bend in the road, striking the plaintiffs. ...

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In FMLA case, jury resolves issue of whether woman quit or was fired (access required)

Plaintiff was director of human resources for Tread Corporation, a Roanoke-based manufacturer of mining-related equipment and trucks. Tread fired plaintiff almost immediately after she requested medical leave of absence forms to take to her physician. Tread claimed she resigned. The ...

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Special needs child, 6, drowned at pool party (access required)

This case involving the drowning death of a 6-year old special needs child. The plaintiffs’ son was a 6-year-old autistic child, suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome. He had significant learning disabilities and required round-the-clock supervision. In the summer of 2014, the ...

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