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Improper Service in ‘Reopen Case’ (access required)

In this domestic relations “reopen case” in which father seeks to reduce support and complains he has been denied visitation, the Fairfax Circuit Court grants mother’s motion for reconsideration of an earlier support modification, as mother did not receive proper ...

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Woman died from blood clot after spinal surgery – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was a 31-year-old woman admitted to the hospital on Aug. 9, 2007, for spine surgery. While in the pre-operative holding area, she was found to have deep venous thrombosis (DVT) involving three vessels in her right lower leg. ...

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High court provides primer on preserving objections (access required)

A major brain injury claim that drew a small verdict from a Fairfax County jury provided an opportunity for the Supreme Court of Virginia to offer guidance to lawyers on preserving objections in a trial court record. The auto accident ...

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Plaintiff claimed unauthorized practice of medicine to avoid the cap – Defense Verdict (access required)

James Planicka, DDS, suffered a severe heart attack in 2005 at age 65, after which he received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). In May 2010, at age 70, he presented to Inova Fairfax Hospital for replacement of the ICD generator. ...

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Former DynCorp employee entitled to full retention payment – $5,081,622 Verdict (access required)

Phoenix Consulting Group was bought by DynCorp in October 2009. The owner of Phoenix Consulting Group wanted to give a large bonus from the proceeds of the sale to the president of Phoenix, Col. Gerald York. DynCorp required the owner ...

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