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Judge rules negligent credentialing claim allowed (access required)

A Chesapeake judge ruled last month that a hospital owes a duty to ensure the competence of professionals who are allowed to practice at the hospital. Chesapeake Circuit Judge Marjorie A. Taylor Arrington built her decision on a body of law from previous Virginia circuit court rulings.  “Negligent credentialing” is a cause of action not yet addressed by the Supreme Court of Virginia, ...