Virginia: Medical Malpractice – a Lawyer’s No-Offer

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On June 29, 2018, a jury awarded a medical malpractice victim $5,000,000.00 against the defendant radiologist for delayed cancer diagnosis in Circuit Court for the City of Newport News, Virginia. Notably, it was a “no-offer” case: the brazen healthcare provider, insurer, and lawyer refused to make any settlement offer to the victim patient. Yet justice prevailed at trial!