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Tag Archives: Fairfax Circuit Court

Cardiologist not informed of chest X-ray results — Defense verdict

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Delay in diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer Name of case: Lohman v. Krishnan Court: Fairfax Circuit Court Case no.: 2017-14850 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge David A. Oblon ...

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‘Romantic partner’ clause void as against public policy

A clause in a property settlement agreement requiring “great care” before either party introduces a romantic partner to the child is vague and cannot be enforced. Further, where the court has ruled that the parties will pay their child’s unreimbursed ...

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Jury rules in physician’s favor in med mal claim

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Partial foot amputation, permanent deformity and pain limiting activities of daily living Court: Fairfax Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge John M. Tran Date resolved: 3/24/2022 Special damages: ...

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Condo sale before testator’s death adeemed legacies

Where the bequests to certain beneficiaries were to be funded from the sale of the testator’s condominium, the sale of the condominium before the testator’s death adeemed the bequests. The Commissioner of Accounts erred by concluding otherwise. Her recommendation that ...

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Business expenses deducted from income to determine child support

Where father receives child support payment from mother, father’s income from his rental units may be offset by his reasonable rental business expenses for purposes of calculating the child support guidelines. Background Father owns two residential properties, which he leases. ...

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Punitive damages available in public policy discharge case

Where plaintiff alleges that he was fired after he complained to defendant employer that he was not being timely paid, he has stated a claim for discharge in violation of public policy. Further, defendant’s demurrer to plaintiff’s claim for punitive ...

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