Quantcast
Home / News Stories / Insurance Is Relevant Where Bias Is At Issue (access required)

Insurance Is Relevant Where Bias Is At Issue (access required)

A lawyer cross-examining a defense medical examiner can mention the defendant's insurance in an effort to show bias on the part of the expert, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled unanimously. At trial, the defendant and the plaintiff's insurance company, appearing as the underinsured motorist carrier, tried to bar the examination, relying on the general ...