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Medical Malpractice – Post-Operative Care – Burns On Legs – Negligent Supervision (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court says there is no cause of action for negligent supervision in Virginia and dismisses a claim against a supervisor of other nurses in this med-mal action alleging negligent post-operative care resulting in injuries from burns or ...

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Patient with staph infection dies from epidural abscess – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Oct. 17, 2006, plaintiff’s decedent, a 78-year-old, was admitted to the hospital and developed a Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection while hospitalized. Despite antibiotics, the patient continued to have positive cultures for MRSA and was transferred to Winchester Medical ...

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Woman with osteoporosis alleges therapist let her fall – Defense Verdict (access required)

The case involved allegations of negligence against a physical therapist. Plaintiff alleged she suffered a fractured femur when the therapist allowed her to fall. The defense maintained that the physical therapist complied, at all times, with the standard of care. ...

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Radiologist fails to detect indication of lung cancer – $1,894,037 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff is a 70-year-old man with a history of melanoma. His dermatologist ordered periodic chest imaging studies to conduct surveillance for possible metastasis of the melanoma. On Aug. 1, 2006, a chest CT scan ordered by the dermatologist was ...

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