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Jury finds for doc in appendicitis case, patient refused studies – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 25-year-old male, visited the defendant urgent care physician complaining of right lower quadrant pain. The physician suspected appendicitis and ordered blood work, a urinalysis and radiology imaging studies. Plaintiff agreed to the blood work and urinalysis but declined ...

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Court Can Hear Dec Action on POA (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court has personal, subject matter and territorial jurisdiction over plaintiff lawyer’s complaint for a declaratory judgment regarding his rights and responsibilities under powers of attorney allegedly executed by defendants, who inherited real estate in Lebanon and who ...

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Baby stillborn during breech delivery at home – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 38-year-old woman, was a patient of defendants’ obstetric practice. She saw the defendant doctor regularly throughout her pregnancy with her fourth child. On Sept. 27, 2006, plaintiff – then at the gestational age of 38 weeks, 2 days ...

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Unemployment Comp – Misconduct – Restaurant Inspections (access required)

A manager of a Pizza Hut who was terminated after his restaurant repeatedly failed health inspections cannot collect unemployment benefits as his termination resulted from misconduct, says a Fairfax Circuit Court. Claimant, despite knowledge that additional inspections were scheduled after ...

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Woman suffers brain injury from fireworks accident – $4,750,000 Verdict (access required)

Kathryn Hollis, 36 at the time of the incident, was a homemaker attending a Fourth of July fireworks display in 2007 when an aerial “salute” shell —a 3-inch package of flash powder, rice, and cardboard – exploded next to her ...

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