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  • A Newport News Circuit Court orders defendant hospital to produce to a patient certain risk management records and audit trail records, and also orders the patient not to disseminate her own medical records outside of the litigation. The court denies Riverside Hospital’s motion to quash subpoenas duces tecum and grants the patient’s motion to enforce. ...

  • The Court of Appeals reverses a woman’s conviction of child neglect under Va. Code § 18.2-371.1(B), based on evidence that the woman’s 17-year-old daughter lived in conditions of “squalor” in the home they shared. The daughter’s probation officer visited the home to ensure the daughter was complying with conditions of her release. She found the ...

  • A defendant who stopped to talk to police as he rode his bicycle in a public housing complex, and who received a written ban from the officer based on complaints about defendant’s presence at the complex, and who then was arrested for possession of a stolen bicycle, cannot suppress the marijuana and cash police found ...

  • In sentencing a defendant convicted of multiple marijuana and firearm charges, a trial court erred in running two sentences concurrently when by statute, the court was mandated to run the sentences consecutively; the Court of Appeals remands for resentencing. Defendant was found guilty of possession with intent to distribute more than one-half ounce but not ...

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DISCLAIMER: David A. Cardon is an attorney at the Virginia Beach office of Cardon and Goodman, P.C. who concentrates his legal practice in traffic, criminal, and personal injury law. Mr. Cardon provides the materials contained above as a public service and on an informational basis only. These materials are not intended to be a comprehensive statement of Virginia law, and are not intended to convey legal advice.

If you have a legal problem, you should consult with an attorney in your area who can investigate the particular circumstances of your situation. You can contact David Cardon, Esquire at (757) 306-9060 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .