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Plaintiff May Add ‘Informed Consent’ Claim (access required)

A Roanoke City Circuit Court says a plaintiff who alleges defendant was negligent in performing vascular surgery on her right thigh five years earlier may amend her complaint to allege defendant failed to obtain informed consent, as that claim relates ...

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City Worker Can Grieve Discipline, But Not Discharge (access required)

Although the former assistant director of a victim/witness assistance program may grieve her discipline for violating an office policy on rental car use, she may not grieve her dismissal, as grievance of termination for “special project” employees such as plaintiff ...

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Lender Gets Constructive Trust on Wife’s Interest (access required)

Although a lender that refinanced a mortgage on property owned by husband and wife as tenants by entirety neglected to get wife’s signature on the refinance loan, the Hanover County Circuit Court imposes a constructive trust on wife’s interest in ...

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Agency Must Pay Hospital’s Legal Fees (access required)

A Chesapeake Circuit Court orders the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance to pay a hospital’s legal fees in the parties’ dispute over reimbursement for medical services provided by the hospital to Medicaid patients. A party has substantially prevailed on the ...

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