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Carriers Settle After Declaratory Actions Fall Short (access required)

A car-crash plaintiff settled her case for $3.4 million after beating back two declaratory-judgment actions filed by the defendants' insurance carriers. In the first action, a federal judge ruled that an exclusion to coverage violated the state's Omnibus Clause, Virginia Code Sect. 38.2-2204. That clause lays out the parties to whom an insurer must provide ...