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Suit Not Estopped by Incapacity, But Sanctions Ordered (access required)

In this med-mal case with a “long and tortured procedural path” due to plaintiff’s counsel’s mixed signals about the elderly plaintiff’s personal capacity to sue and her lawyer’s filing of petitions for appointment of a guardian or conservator, and efforts to amend and later nonsuit, the Norfolk Circuit Court says plaintiff, who now is under a ...