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Patient Claims Podiatrist Acted as Psychiatrist (access required)

A woman who alleges she received treat­ment for physical and mental illness, in­cluding bipolar disorder, from the Hamp­ton-Newport News Community Services Board healthcare provider who represented that he was a psychiatrist, but who was a po­diatrist subject to disciplinary action ...

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Court Strikes Punitives Claim in Auto Case (access required)

An assertion that defendant is a “life-long opiate addict” who knew his withdrawal symptoms during the 48 hours prior to his traffic accident would include confusion, distractability and “overall impairment of driving ability,” does not state a common law claim ...

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Registered nurse slipped, fell at resort in Virginia Beach – $485,000 Settlement (access required)

This is a slip and fall injury case arising out of an incident at the Holiday Inn and Suites North Beach on Atlantic Avenue at the Oceanfront. The plain­tiff was a registered nurse visiting the Vir­ginia Beach resort area from ...

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Abused Student Has Negligence Per Se Claim (access required)

In this tort suit against officials of Nor­thumberland High School for damages aris­ing from a school resources officer’s repeat­ed sexual abuse of a 10th-grade student, on school grounds, a Richmond County Circuit Court says plaintiff student and her parents may ...

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Plaintiff Gets Accident Report, Personnel Records (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court says that under ei­ther the “bright line rule” or the “case-by-case test,” plaintiff estate is entitled to statements made by defendant driver on the morning of his fatal collision with decedent’s motor­cycle, to his employer’s claims ...

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Plaintiff Sanctioned for False Virginity Claim (access required)

In a college student’s suit alleging she was sexually assaulted in a dorm room by a fellow student after consuming drugged al¬cohol at an on-campus party “spon­sored” by a college orientation peer advi­sor, the Norfolk Circuit Court sanctions the student ...

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