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Discovery misstep nets $21K in sanctions (access required)

Despite a “suspicious” omission of unfavorable medical information, a Norfolk judge refused to hobble a medical malpractice case because the plaintiff and his lawyer dragged their feet in supplementing discovery responses. The defendant hospital claimed there was a “blatant abuse of the discovery process,” but the plaintiff’s lawyer – in an affidavit – described only an ...