Virginia: Medical Malpractice – A Lawyer’s Sanctions

Virginia: Medical Malpractice – A Lawyer’s Sanctions

By Order entered January 22, 2021, Newport News Circuit Court denied the medical malpractice Defendants’ motions to reconsider the Court denying Defendants’ Motion for In Camera Review of Plaintiff’s expert certification, granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Sanction, and awarding $2,800.00 in attorney’s fees for violation of Va. Code §8.01-271.1. The underlying Order denying in camera review, granting sanctions, and awarding $2,800.00 was entered December 8, 2020. The case is Altman v. Sentara Medical Group, No. CL200437B-04.