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Why infection cases can be hard to win - Virginia Medical Malpractice law

Not a week goes by that we don't get asked to review records for a tragic death, wherein someone dies from an infection and the family believes the following: a. The infection was preventable;b. Had the hospital / nursing home / home health aid been better about hand washing - the infection would not have spread;c. The ...[Read More]

Nursing Home Abuse

Virginia's most profitable nursing homes - also some of the worst?

A little reminder: For profit healthcare is a thing in the United States. Tylenol makes money for Johnson & Johnson. Pfizer made billions on Zoloft before generic forms became available in 2006.  Your neurosurgeon may get a bonus this year, if he or she performs high dollar surgeries on patients or exceeds their RVUs. Healthcare and profit ...[Read More]

What Happens to your Non-Compete Contract When your Employer is Purchased?

We get this question frequently and the answer can be complicated.  In the most common situation, an employee signs a non-compete agreement with her employer (the ABC Company).  The contract provides the employee will not leave the ABC Company (its subsidiaries or affiliates) and compete in the same industry or line of business for a ...[Read More]