Tag Archives: Martinsville Circuit Court

Plaintiff claimed she experienced allergic reaction to Doripenem – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Oct. 30, 2009, the plaintiff was admitted to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville under the care of the defendant family practice due to spreading cellulitis of the face. At the time of her admission, the plaintiff informed hospital staff that ...

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Plaintiff suffered third-degree burns when fire pot fuel exploded – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The 21-year old plaintiff was visiting with family and friends in Martinsville when she was severely burned when someone attempted to refill an outdoor firepot with NAPAfire Citronella Pourable Eco-Gel Fuel. The gel fuel exploded into a fireball and landed ...

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Court sanctions put doctor’s insurance coverage at risk (access required)

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A doctor hamstrung by court penalties in a medical malpractice case now has another problem. With trial set later this month, his medical malpractice insurance company is asking a judge to allow it to walk away from the case, leaving ...

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Claim for Accounting ‘Negligence’ Dismissed (access required)

Plaintiff trusts who are suing defendant CPA for $25 million for allegedly providing “negligent tax advice, preparation of tax returns and relating accounting services” over a 12-year period are claiming accounting malpractice, and a Martinsville Circuit Court says accounting malpractice, ...

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Court Suppresses Teenager’s Statement on ‘Rape’ (access required)

An investigator who approached a 17-year-old defendant “dozing” in a holding cell and told him a young woman had accused him of rape, engaged in the functional equivalent of interrogation, and a Martinsville Circuit Court suppresses the teenager’s statement that ...

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