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Family wins $3.5M med-mal verdict in Augusta (access required)

A jury in Augusta County recently handed down a $3.5 million verdict in a medical malpractice suit involving the family of a woman who suffered a fatal stroke that went misdiagnosed. The $3.5 million award is unusual for a normally conservative area such as Augusta. Once the medical-malpractice damages cap in Virginia Code § 8.01-581.15 is applied, ...