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Wrongful death due to delay in lung cancer diagnosis – $2,000,000 Verdict (access required)

This wrongful death action was originally filed as a personal injury suit for failure to diagnose lung cancer. The plaintiff died during the pendency of the case, and it was amended to a wrongful death action, prosecuted by two adult ...

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New zoning cases ‘reconcilable,’ land use lawyer says (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia’s recent resolution of a zoning case by unpublished order has caused confusion both on the high court and among observers, where none is warranted. In its unpublished order in Town of Occoquan v. Elm Street ...

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Court Reconsiders ‘Vested Rights’ Case (access required)

In this suit in which the court earlier made rulings involving vested rights [VLW 011-8-195], the Prince William County Circuit Court now grants motions for reconsideration, in part. I have concluded the motions for reconsideration should be granted. The Supreme ...

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Plaintiff denied recovery for negligence of John Doe motorist – Motion to Dismiss Granted (access required)

Plaintiff was driving a motorcycle on I-66 when he came upon a truck bumper in the road. He struck the bumper, which caused him to fall and be injured. He did not see how the bumper came to be in ...

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Man died after surgery, doctors prevail in death suit – Defense Verdict (access required)

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, ...

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Court Stays Decision on Vested Rights (access required)

Although the Prince William County Circuit Court has independent authority to decide a vested rights controversy raised by two letters issued by the zoning administrator, the court chooses not to exercise this authority at this time and will stay further ...

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