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Managing stock options in a divorce

For many executives at Virginia companies, stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) can form a major part of the annual compensation package. These are forms of compensation that have become increasingly popular over time. At least 15 million Americans have...

Health care is a leading cause of death

Virginia residents could be shocked to learn that medical mishaps and mistakes kill more Americans each year than every other kind of accident combined. According to experts, doctors and hospitals cause more than a quarter of a million unnecessary deaths each year in...

Facial recognition does not always help

Residents of Virginia may want to learn more about the use of facial recognition in criminal proceedings and why it does not always work. There's a cautionary tale of a man in Detroit who had an arrest based on facial recognition. government studies have shown that a...

“Never events” and why they happen

Serious medical errors in North Chesterfield, Virginia, are often called "never events," or medical malpractice events that are preventable and should never happen. Since many never events go unreported, it is hard to determine the exact number, but they can still...

The most misdiagnosed cancers

Medical malpractice occurs when doctors in Virginia and around the country fail to follow a basic treatment protocol with harm being caused to a patient. Cancer is the most misdiagnosed conditions, with a rate of 1 in 71 misdiagnosed cases according to statistics....

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