The Supreme Court of Virginia upholds a $1.95 million jury award to a man whose wife died after outpatient plastic surgery; the trial court did not err in denying a mistrial on a defense complaint about a juror telling plaintiff’s ...Read More »
On May 31, 2010, a veteran living in Southwest Virginia was experiencing shortness of breath. He presented to and was admitted to the VA hospital for inpatient care. He remained in there until his discharge on June 3, 2010. The ...Read More »
In this suit alleging a patient at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital died due to negligence during post-surgical care for treatment of her ischemic leg, a Norfolk Circuit Court dismisses respondeat superior claims against defendant surgeon, a medical school faculty member, ...Read More »
The estate of a man who allegedly contracted a MRSA infection because of the negligence of defendant, a hospital in Maryland, cannot sue the hospital under the Maryland Health Care Claims Act in a Virginia federal court; the Richmond U.S. ...Read More »
At 10:30 a.m. on May 1, 2008, the decedent, age 80, was brought to the Prince William Hospital Emergency Department by ambulance with complaints of severe back and right hip pain, nausea and vomiting, which had started that morning. Awake, ...Read More »
During the plaintiff mother’s delivery on June 27, 2004, the defendant obstetrician encountered a shoulder dystocia. In response, the defendant obstetrician performed various delivery maneuvers in an effort to safely deliver the infant plaintiff including gentle downward traction, the McRobert’s ...Read More »
The plaintiff was a 66-year-old retired Fairfax County police officer. He was a diabetic. The treatment involved in the case was fusion surgery to address arthritic degeneration of the ankle joint. The fusion procedure included the placement of hardware in ...
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