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Misdiagnosis Alleged, Not ‘Informed Consent’ (access required)

In a dental patient’s malpractice suit against an oral surgeon who allegedly misdiagnosed the condition of plaintiff’s wisdom teeth and attempted extractions that led to bone perforation, a large sinus opening, bleeding from the nose and permanent jaw numbness, the ...

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Mom’s School Tardiness Convictions Reversed (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court vacates a mother’s misdemeanor convictions under Va. Code § 22.1-263, for her three children’s repeated tardiness at school on Thursdays after their mid-week overnight visitation with the mother. The dispositive threshold issue in this case is ...

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