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Lack of standing: Failure to disclose dooms med-mal claim (access required)

A medical malpractice claim that a plaintiff failed to disclose when she filed for bankruptcy has been dismissed for lack of standing. The defendants discovered the bankruptcy filing on the eve of trial and filed a motion to dismiss the next morning. Judge Richard E. Gardiner of the Fairfax County Circuit Court agreed with the defendants that ...