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VSB approves adjuster talk with plaintiff’s lawyer (access required)

The Virginia State Bar has approved an advisory ethics opinion that says unless a plaintiff’s lawyer knows that a defense lawyer represents the insured and the insurance carrier, the plaintiff’s lawyer may talk to an insurance adjuster without the defense lawyer’s consent. A draft Legal Ethics Opinion 1863, circulated last month by the VSB Standing Committee ...