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C-section moms struck from med-mal case
Posted by: Deborah Elkins on 2010-03-08
This paper has reported on some high-dollar med-mal cases involving Caesarean sections, but an unpublished 4th Circuit case out of Roanoke offers a new twist. Nickeshia M. Lawrence sued Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital for medical malpractice in failing to perform a Caesarean section when she was giving birth to her son. After a five-day trial,…
C-section moms struck from med-mal case
Posted by: Deborah Elkins on 2010-03-08
This paper has reported on some high-dollar med-mal cases involving Caesarean sections, but an unpublished 4th Circuit case out of Roanoke offers a new twist. Nickeshia M. Lawrence sued Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital for medical malpractice in failing to perform a Caesarean section when she was giving birth to her son. After a five-day trial,…
The Med-Mal Cap
Posted by: Dawn Chase on 1998-11-30
As the Supreme Court of Virginia considers a challenge to the state’s $1 million cap on damages in medical malpractice cases, the med-mal marketplace has slowed considerably. In some areas of the state, filings are down and cases are slower to settle and go to trial, according to anecdotal impressions of both plaintiffs’ and…
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Med-Mal Case Settles For $900,000 After Failure To Perform Timely C-Section
Posted by: Virginia Lawyers Weekly on 2005-04-04
On Jan. 18, 2002, the plaintiff was admitted to the hospital, one week past her due date, for a planned induction of labor, where she came under the care of the defendant OB/GYN. The plaintiff had a closed cervix and a history of a previous C-section for fetal distress. The defendant induced labor with…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements
Medical Malpractice – Limitations – Test Results – Delayed Disclosure
Posted by: Virginia Lawyers Weekly on 2002-11-25
Where plaintiff alleges defendant physician “concealed” test results showing kidney disease, so that his med-mal cause of action did not accrue until one year from September 1999, when the renal disease was diagnosed in end stage, the point of actionable injury is that point in the natural progression of the disease when it became…
Category(s): Opinion Digests
Med-mal plaintiff gets $4M verdict
Posted by: Correy E. Stephenson on 2013-09-05
The case began at 2:22 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2010, Richmond attorney Stephanie E. Grana told the jury in her opening statement. Thats the time Sally Arbogast gave birth to a healthy baby girl. But its also the time when her pain and bleeding began and didnt stop for several hours. After coding, Arbogast…
'Concealment' Argument Is Rejected In Med-Mal Case
Posted by: John Tuerck on 2002-11-25
Where a doctor failed to report lab test results to a patient in 1996, this lack of disclosure was not a “concealment,” a Newport News Circuit judge has ruled. The ruling prevents the plaintiff from using a later point in time for purposes of computing the statute of limitations. The issue in the case…
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Medical Malpractice – Nonsuit – Changed Allegations
Posted by: Virginia Lawyers Weekly on 2001-04-09
Although plaintiff’s first med-mal suit, which she nonsuited, alleged that defendant hospital and physician failed to perform a variety of tests to determine whether plaintiff suffered from appendicitis, her refiled suit will not be dismissed because the allegations have changed to assert that defendant hospital is negligent for the acts or omissions of its…
Category(s): Opinion Digests
Medical Malpractice – Administrative Claim – Stay
Posted by: Deborah Elkins on 2009-02-09
A Norfolk U.S. District Court finds plaintiff, who alleges negligence leading to permanent injury after an emergency c-section, has satisfied the expert certification requirement of Va. Code 8.01-20.1, and also grants plaintiffs motion to stay her med-mal action against defendant doctor and hospital pending resolution of her administrative claim. Plaintiff moved to stay the proceeding…
Category(s): Opinion Digests
Med-Mal Verdict For Defense In Hemorrhage Case
Posted by: Virginia Lawyers Weekly on 2004-07-26
Elizabeth Davis was a 37-year-old wife and mother of two when she presented to Danville Regional Medical Center for the delivery of her third child on Sept. 24, 2000. She delivered a 9 lb. 3 oz. baby boy just three minutes after arriving in L&D. Robin Dillard, R.N., C.N.M., delivered the baby in the…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements

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