In a suit filed by the granddaughter of a 75-year-old woman who suffers from diabetes and mild dementia, against the woman’s niece, who formerly had power of attorney, and her great-niece, the granddaughter’s allegations that defendants manipulated the woman’s medications ...Read More »
A lawsuit alleging two relatives manipulated a vulnerable woman into making a gift of her home has survived a first round of defensive pleadings. The suit claimed a niece and a great-niece launched a “campaign of manipulation” against their 75-year-old ...
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Plaintiff alleged that the decedent, an 87-year-old female, was dropped from an Invacare Hoyer lift on Aug. 21, 2010. The fall resulted in multiple rib fractures, splenic laceration and ultimately pneumonia that led in continuous sequence until the decedent died ...Read More »
A Bath County Circuit Court grants a biological father’s petition to change the name of a two-year-old child from the mother’s surname to the father’s surname. The court is of the opinion that it is in the best interest of ...Read More »
A Bath County boy will now carry the surname of his father, after the man successfully petitioned the court for a name change. Name-change cases are not common, but Roanoke lawyer Vicki L. Wiese, who represented the father, said courts ...Read More »
In a lawsuit against a long-term care facility that allegedly lost track of a resident who fell down a flight of stairs during a “field trip” to the Homestead Hotel and died 10 days later, a Staunton Circuit Court says ...Read More »
The family of a woman who got separated on a care facility “field trip” to The Homestead and died after a fall down some stairs there can ask hotel personnel about the resort’s safety policies and procedures, a judge sitting ...Read More »