You really do have to sweat the small stuff when you’re a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. We give you three examples from today’s 20-opinion drop. Hutchins v. Talbert. Doctor loses a medical malpractice case, and the trial ...Read More »
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A Spotsylvania County Circuit Court jury awarded $7.5 million Friday to the family of a woman who died from breast cancer. William E. Artz of Arlington, the attorney for the family, contended that a family practitioner and a nurse practitioner ...Read More »
In the tussle over hospital internal review documents, a Martinsville Circuit Court has come down on the side of a med-mal plaintiff. Plaintiff Emma Lucille Gravely sued Dr. Richard S. Perren, an emergency medicine doctor, who allegedly discharged her with ...Read More »
A Texas appellate court has upheld $250,000 in sanctions against a hospital that apparently misplaced the heart of a patient who died while being treated for kidney stones. The patient’s family sued Christus St. Catherine Hospital in Katy for malpractice. ...
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The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association was ready to fight for an increase in the cap on medical malpractice damages. The Medical Society of Virginia was girding for battle as well. Stay tuned until 2010. The 1999 agreement that gradually raised ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia issued decisions in two medical malpractice cases today. One, as expected, was a published order ruling that Eastern Virginia Medical School Academic Physicians and Surgeons Health Services Foundation does not have charitable immunity.Judges in Norfolk ...Read More »