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Tag Archives: Wise County Circuit Court

2 groups seek dismissal of uranium lawsuit

WISE (AP) Two river-protection groups are seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit aimed at ending Virginia’s 1982 ban on the mining of uranium. The Southern Environmental Law Center has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in Wise County Circuit Court on behalf ...

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Plaintiff claimed surgeon removed excessive amount of clavicle – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff had received disabling injuries, including an injury to his right shoulder, due to a logging accident many years prior to the surgery in question. The defendant orthopedic surgeon recommended and performed surgery to improve the function of the ...

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E-filing market open with new app (access required)

VA Supreme court

After years of delay and planning, a Virginia Supreme Court-designed electronic filing system is finally rolling out this month, as other courts cautiously dip toes in the water by using private vendors to provide the interface between the courthouse and ...

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Plaintiff claimed post-surgery wound was a pressure ulcer – Defense Verdict (access required)

In September 2008, plaintiff injured his knee. After his doctors cleared him for surgery, Dr. Russ performed a total knee replacement at Lonesome Pine Hospital on June 1, 2009. The knee replacement was successful. After plaintiff’s epidural block was removed, ...

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Court Won’t Apply ‘Notice’ Requirements (access required)

A Wise County Circuit Court says Tennessee notice requirements do not apply in this personal injury suit against a cardiology practice group, as choice-of-law rules make clear that Virginia law governs this case. Since plaintiff filed this action in Virginia, ...

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