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Tag Archives: Judge Charles N. Dorsey

Acceptance of settlement offer created binding contract (access required)

A defendant is obligated to pay a settlement because a question raised by plaintiffs after they accepted the defendant’s offer was not a new term. Background On May 19, 2017, defendant’s former attorney, Jonathan S. Kurtin, sent a letter to ...

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Mandated RFP Award Not Authorized By Procurement Act (access required)

In Plaintiff Mediko P.C.’s challenge to procurement procedures by Defendants Roanoke County and Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority, the court permitted certain declaratory issues to move forward but ruled it had no authority under the Virginia Public Procurement Act to ...

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A ‘truly unique’ case: Contrib allowed in med-mal lawsuit (access required)

Emergency Hospital Paramedics FEA

A patient’s own behavior – allegedly misleading a doctor about his medication history – can be used to defeat a medical malpractice claim, a Virginia judge has ruled. Even though the Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected theories of contributory ...

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