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Civil Practice – Jurisdiction – Amount In Controversy – Insurance – Duty To Defend (access required)

Where plaintiff insurance company, in this declaratory judgment action, seeks recovery of the $13,000 it has paid to claimants in connection with the alleged hit-and-run "phantom" automobile accident, as well as punitive damages in excess of $50,000 and treble damages under Va. Code § 18.2-500, this action involves an amount in controversy which confers ...