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Jury in child birth claim out less than two hours – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Nov. 20, 2008, the plaintiff mother presented to the hospital for labor and delivery. During the delivery, the defendant obstetrician encountered a shoulder dystocia. In response, the defendant obstetrician performed various delivery maneuvers in an effort to safely deliver ...

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Woman gets $4M award by summary judgment (access required)

A Smithfield woman seeking protection from financial exposure after being sued over a traffic accident torpedoed her own personal injury defense with her bankruptcy filings, a judge has ruled. The woman – and the insurance companies covering her – now ...

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Dad, Not Maternal Grandparents, Gets Custody (access required)

Although a biological father suffers from mild mental retardation and is unemployed, he has maintained contact with the child, whose mother died in 2010, and a Richmond Circuit Court awards physical and joint custody to the father over the objection ...

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Nursing Home Administrator Immune, Nurses Not (access required)

Applying the test for sovereign immunity to defendants in a suit alleging injury at a nursing home operated by the Richmond Hospital Authority, a Richmond Circuit Court says the administrator has immunity from suit, but defendant nurses do not. Plaintiff ...

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No ‘Good Will’ Damages for Malpractice Suit (access required)

On reconsideration, a Richmond Circuit Court says plaintiff, a financial services company, may not seek damages for loss of good will in its legal malpractice action against defendant firm, and the court sustains the law firm’s demurrer and dismisses the ...

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