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Man diagnosed with blood disorder discharged from hospital – Defense Verdict (access required)

On a Sunday morning in 2009, the 65-year-old decedent presented to the emergency department with symptoms of worsening skin rash, specifically petechiae and purpura (bleeding in the skin) all over his body including his face, scalp and in his mouth. ...

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‘Consideration’ Defense Waived in Rent Dispute (access required)

In this dispute over payment of an alleged rent increase, defendant had ample opportunity to raise a defense of partial want of consideration, and the Norfolk Circuit Court says the defense has been waived and enters judgment for plaintiff on ...

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Judges skeptical about lawyers’ stories (access required)

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A series of recent legal ethics charges suggests Virginia lawyers ought to think carefully about what they say when judges demand their version of events. Three lawyers are in trouble with the Virginia State Bar after judges became skeptical about ...

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Complications followed breast reconstruction surgery, plaintiff claimed – Defense Verdict (access required)

In 2006, the plaintiff, a 40-year-old female with a family history of breast cancer, was diagnosed positive for carrying the BRCA-II breast cancer gene. She elected to have prophylactic bilateral mastectomies and two-stage breast reconstruction with implants. She also desired ...

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