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Court allows doctor to testify on nurse’s standard (access required)

A circuit judge has allowed a doctor to testify on the standard of care for nurses in a nursing home, despite objections that Virginia law ordinarily would not allow a practitioner in one medical field to testify on the standard for another field. The doctor’s unusual professional role led to the ruling by Circuit Judge W. ...