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Wrestling legend Kurt Angle‚ who was arrested in early September for drunk driving‚ will not be prosecuted for the violation after a further review. The police report showed that Angle’s blood alcohol level measured in at .06 on the night he was arrested‚ which is under Virginia’s legal limit of .08.
In September‚ the wrestling champ was pulled over for swerving between lanes on I-66 in Warren County. Angle was taken to Warren County Jail for driving while intoxicated and later posted his $2,000 bond. Read the rest »
A Virginia judge recently ruled that an attorney blog about eight currently pending wrongful death case did not need to be removed or deleted‚ despite the challenge by the wrongful death defendant‚ a Virginia hospital‚ who brought a Virginia State Bar complaint and an emergency motion before the court to have case documents removed from the plaintiff’s attorney’s blog.
The hospital‚ Sentara Hospitals‚ did not want certain facts about the wrongful death case to become public. However‚ the hospital had created an incident report which contained these facts and turned over the incident report to plaintiff’s lawyer. The lawyer‚ Avery Waterman‚ of Newport News‚ Virginia‚ blog about the case and the facts contained in the incident report. Read the rest »
The battleground of Republican tort reform arguments lies with medical malpractice claims. Often‚ tort reform proponents argue that tort reform in the form of capping damages‚ limiting attorneys’ fees‚ and prohibiting punitive damages. The thought is that such measures will reduce medical costs by eliminating “frivolous lawsuits”.
But are “frivolous lawsuits” increasing medical costs? Or are they increased by frivolous defenses by dangerous or incompetent doctors? Read the rest »