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Mom who overdosed girl can sue for distress

A mother who used an allegedly mislabeled prescription pain medicine to accidentally overdose her young daughter can sue the pharmacy for intentional infliction of emotional distress, a Danville federal court has ruled. The mother’s emotional distress claim survived a motion ...

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Court nixes nursing-home civil rights claim

A county-operated nursing home can’t be sued under federal civil rights law for a patient’s death after repeated falls during her residency, a Charlottesville federal court has ruled in a case of apparent first impression in Virginia. The court rejected ...

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