25 May WILLIAMSBURG/NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON, VIRGINIA TOP LAWYER: MONETARY SANCTIONS
By Order entered May 4, 2022, Circuit Court for the City of Suffolk granted Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel and for Sanctions, finding that “the imposition of sanctions against all the [medical malpractice] defendants is warranted on the grounds that their failure to respond to discovery [pending resolution of their Demurrers] was not substantially justified nor do any circumstances make an award of expenses unjust”. The offending Defendants were four (4) Bon Secours facilities, variously represented by Carlyle R. “Randy” Wimbish, III, Esq. and Kenneth Roeber, Esq. of Wimbish Gentile McCray & Roeber, PLLC in Richmond and Margeret Hardy, Esq. and Elizabeth Muldowney, Esq. of Sands Anderson, PC in Richmond.
By Order entered May 13, 2022, the same Court awarded the victim personal injury Plaintiff a total of $3,000.00 in sanctions, $750.00 against each of the 4 individual offending Bon Secours medical malpractice Defendants. The case is Williams v. Bon Secours Health Center & Hospital at Harbour View, LLC, No. CL21002610.