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Company cultures, post #MeToo

It is now well-established that the #MeToo social responsibility movement is changing corporate America. It has led to the downfall of powerful executives and has put corporate culture under a microscope. The media, regulators and investors are focusing not only ...

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Peer review privilege waived over discovery

A Montgomery County judge ordered a hospital to turn over its peer review reports to lawyers pursuing a wrongful death medical malpractice claim after concluding the hospital had waived the privilege protection through discovery lapses. The judge ruled that hospital ...

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Ruptured appendix nets $1.5M verdict

A Roanoke jury recently awarded $1.5 million to a Virginia man who suffered a series of injuries as a result of a radiologist’s negligence. The plaintiff was seen at LewisGale Medical Center’s emergency room complaining of abdominal pains, nausea and ...

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Two municipalities sue over opioid crisis

Two Virginia localities are suing more than 30 pharmaceutical companies they say are responsible for opioid epidemics in their communities. The City of Alexandria and Dickenson County filed lawsuits against manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers March 14. The local ...

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