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Uterine and bowel perforations went unrecognized for two days – $5,000,000 Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 31, 2008, defendant physician performed on the plaintiff a D & C and hysteroscopy. Visualization of the interior of the uterus revealed a uterine fundal polyp that the defendant removed blindly in fragments. During the removal process, defendant ...

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Plaintiff sustained nerve injury from elective cosmetic procedure – $500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleged negligence, battery and failure to obtain informed consent regarding elective cosmetic surgery procedures. At trial, plaintiff focused mostly on an ulnar nerve injury that she sustained from a forearm/elbow lift, alleging that it was a much more dangerous ...

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Hospital Ordered to Provide Discovery (access required)

After two hearings on a hospital’s claims of privilege, a Newport News Circuit Court orders the hospital to provide patient’s counsel all internal “factual investigation, witness interview notes and correspondence” authored by the hospital and not counsel, responsive to patient’s ...

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Court Orders Discovery of Risk Management Reports (access required)

A Newport News Circuit Court orders defendant hospital to produce to a patient certain risk management records and audit trail records, and also orders the patient not to disseminate her own medical records outside of the litigation. The court denies ...

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Discovery Ordered for Hospital Risk Manager Notes (access required)

In this medical malpractice case, a Newport News Circuit Court orders pre-service disclosure of medical charts and notes of the hospital’s risk manager regarding the patient and doctor in the case, including party witness statements and the risk manager’s handwritten ...

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Woman rendered incapacitated after bridge accident – $10,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 34-year-old female plaintiff was operating the last car stopped in a line of traffic in the right lane on the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel when her vehicle was struck from behind at approximately 50 mph by the defendant driver ...

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