Is it possible to reopen a malpractice case once it has been settled? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

No, this is why it is critical to consult with a Virginia medical malpractice attorney before making any agreement. When you agree to a accept a settlement amount, you are also agreeing to sign a release which will absolve those named in the claim of any future claims, including not being allowed to file any future legal action connected with the malpractice.