On Nov. 5, 2008, plaintiff presented to the defendant hospital’s emergency department complaining of chest pain. Blood tests were ordered, which revealed that plaintiff had an elevated troponin, indicating a probable myocardial infarction. The ED staff could not locate plaintiff ...Read More »
On Sept. 29, 2010, plaintiff presented to the emergency department complaining of shortness of breath and chest pain. After an echocardiogram and cardiac catheterization confirmed a prior myocardial infarction and severe coronary artery disease, a decision was made to take ...Read More »
The decedent, a 51-year-old male, suffered fatal injuries in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on a two-lane highway. The decedent was driving an automobile that was in the process of making a left tum into a driveway. The defendant, ...Read More »
On Aug. 1, 2013, decedent was a pedestrian crossing Chain Bridge Road at its intersection with Laughlin Avenue in a marked crosswalk with a walk signal when she was hit by a vehicle driven by the defendant. At the time ...Read More »
On June 23, 2012, the 92-year-old plaintiff was injured while attending a wedding reception at a country club in the Richmond area. During the reception the defendant, a local doctor, repeatedly asked the plaintiff to dance. The plaintiff told the ...Read More »
Plaintiff presented to hospital 15 months after gastric bypass surgery with presumed intestinal obstruction. Radiology confirmed there was no perforation. The on-all surgeon waited 48 hours to operate. During that time, plaintiff’s white blood cell count spiked and she had ...
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Decedent was diagnosed with anal cancer. To provide bowel rest in advance of surgery to remove the tumor, a physician employed by the defendant performed a diverting colostomy. The colostomy could not be fashioned from the descending colon due to ...Read More »