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Joint and Several Liability in Virginia Personal Injury Cases

A personal injury takes place when one party commits a malicious or negligent act that causes harm to another. Common personal injury accidents include car accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, wrongful death, and medical malpractice.  What does it mean to be jointly and severally liable? Victims of Virginia personal injury accidents are generally entitled to…

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