CaseMARISSA R. SIMPSON, AN INFANT WHO SUES BY HER FATHER AND NEXT FRIEND CHRISTOPHER SIMPSON v. DAVID ROBERTS, M.D., J. BRADLEY TERRY, M.D., AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA PHYSICIANS FOR WOMEN, INC.
(Record Number 121984)
FromThe Circuit Court of the City of Roanoke; W. Broadhurst, Judge.
CounselL. Steven Emmert (Sykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy, P.C.), Jeffrey H. Krasnow (Jeffrey H. Krasnow & Associates) and Patrick A. Malone (Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C.) for appellant.
Walter H. Peake, III, Wade T. Anderson (Frith Anderson & Peake, P.C.), David Batten and Leigh Ann Smith (Batten Lee PLLC) for appellees.
Assignments of Error
- The trial court erroneously ruled that the child was a patient of Dr. Roberts; and that her claim arose under the Medical Malpractice Act and was subject to the statutory cap on damages.
- The trial court erroneously reduced the verdict based on the Medical Malpractice Act.