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Tag Archives: Judge David A. Oblon

Litigation line item: Deposing parties must pay expert travel, prep time

Deposition room

In what some could see as a shock to their litigation budgets, a Virginia circuit court judge has ruled that a litigant who chooses to depose an opponent’s expert witness must also pay for the expert’s reasonable preparation and travel ...

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Dead Man’s statute corroboration requirements

Where eight consolidated cases present opportunities to apply Virginia’s Dead Man’s statute, the court clarifies the statute’s corroboration requirements. Overview Estate of Lohman has been consolidated with Rosenthal/Bavely. The common thread is application of the Dead Man’s statute. “In Lohman, ...

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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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Convictions obtained by unlicensed prosecutor valid

Where the commonwealth’s attorney prosecuted defendant’s case while her license was suspended for not paying bar dues, a defense motion to set aside the guilty verdict is denied. A conviction obtained by an unlicensed prosecutor will not be voided unless ...

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