Virginia: Medical Malpractice – a Lawyer’s Examplary

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On January 10, 2014, Fairfax County Circuit Court overruled the medical malpractice Defendants’ demurrer, finding “Plaintiff had stated a viable claim for punitive damages under the facts of the case” in Conrad v. CSP Nova, LLC, No. CL2013-13209. Complaint alleged inter alia pre-incident awareness of widespread nursing home staffing and care deficiencies and pre-death failure to monitor and intervene for the particular victim resident patient’s pressure wounds.