On May 7, 2018, Mr. Waterman’s lawsuit was heard by the Honorable Charles J. Maxfield, a retired Fairfax judge who relocated to Williamsburg and was designated to substitute for the regularly presiding judge.  He ruled in favor of Plaintiff patient against Defendant nursing home in the wrongful death case captioned, Scruggs v. Williamsburg Landing, Inc., et. al., No. CL17000857-00 in Circuit Court for the City of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia.

The Scruggs medical malpractice ruling ordered that Patient’s Motion to Enforce Va. Code §8.01-413(C) Subpoena is proper and granted; that Motion to Quash of Williamsburg Landing, Inc. is denied; that within twenty (20) days of hearing, or by May 27, 2018, Williamsburg Landing, Inc. shall provide Patient’s undersigned counsel a Privilege Log for all materials responsive to the Subpoena for which it claims privilege and shall provide Patient’s undersigned counsel all other materials responsive to the Subpoena for which it does not claim privilege; and that counsel shall return this Order to the Court for entry within ten (10) days of hearing, or by May 17, 2018.