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Lawyers avoid sanctions, disqualification in fire loss case (access required)

A federal judge has declined to sanction a group of Virginia lawyers in an insurance coverage dispute, even though the judge said the attorneys “fell far short” of their ethical responsibility in handling the surprise disclosure of their opponent’s claims file. In the same ruling, U.S. District Judge James P. Jones of Abingdon largely exonerated the ...