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Court: Med-mal plaintiff should have sued through guardians (access required)

An incapacitated medical malpractice plaintiff whose parents had been appointed as co-guardians lost her chance to sue her doctor because her suit was filed in her name and not that of the guardians. The April 14 ruling by the Supreme Court of Virginia turned on words used in the order appointing the guardians. The court determined ...

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