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Medical Malpractice – Sovereign Immunity – Resident Physicians (access required)

Two resident physicians in training at University of Virginia Hospital, in anesthesiology and neurology, respectively, have sovereign immunity from this medical malpractice action filed by a patient who alleges injury from their care, says a Charlottesville Circuit Court. The decision ...

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Patient dies four days after aortic valve surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was her 18-year-old daughter who suffered from a ventricular septal defect (VSD) with aortic insufficiency and suspected aortic valve incompetence. She sought care from the defendant, a cardiothoracic surgeon, who recommended an elective procedure to correct those problems. ...

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