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Tag Archives: Judge Louis Allen Sherman

Goiter misdiagnosed as COPD – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleges that the defendant, a family practice physician, failed to properly and timely diagnose a goiter, and failed to timely refer him to a surgeon. He also alleges that the defendant misdiagnosed him with COPD and incorrectly treated him ...

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Housing authority’s appraisal was not just compensation, jury rules – $3,756,250 Verdict (access required)

Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority condemned a 50,000 square foot parcel of land at the corner of Killam and 39th Street in Norfolk, originally offering the property owner $2,080,000 as just compensation for the property. The land acquired by the ...

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Reduced Share for Beneficiary Interference (access required)

The Norfolk Circuit Court upholds a commissioner’s finding that a beneficiary’s distribution from an estate will be reduced because of her substantial interference with efficient administration of the estate. Cleo Eppes died on March 18, 2007, and left two surviving ...

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Ureter damaged during surgery to remove mass in abdomen – Defense Verdict (access required)

A post-menopausal 54-year-old plaintiff was advised by her OB/GYN physician that a mass on her right ovary might be cancerous and that removal of the mass through a laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was required. The physician performed the procedure utilizing the ...

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