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Doctors caught in legislative crossfire

Three business-friendly tort reform measures offered at the 2018 General Assembly triggered a trial-lawyer counter-attack this month with bills that would remove the cap on punitive damages, allow claims for loss of consortium, and open avenues of recovery for crime ...

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A Second Opinion

The Supreme Court of Virgin­ia says a Henry County judge was too quick to force a hospital to accept 25 cents on the dollar for a heart patient hit with a surprise medical bill. The justices said the judge was ...

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Million-dollar defense verdicts

In 2016, our sister publication, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, reported 16 medical malpractice defense wins in which the plaintiff sought a recovery of $1 million or more. For inclusion in the survey, the final demand or amount sued for must have ...

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