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News in Brief for July 1, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions Richmond lawyer James A. Baber III has received a public reprimand from the subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar’s Third District Committee (Section III). The order from the committee stated that Baber had pleaded guilty to attempting ...

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News in Brief for June 24, 1996 (access required)

Dalkon Shield rulings now available Although Richmond’s federal courts began processing Dalkon Shield claims in the late 1980s, relatively few of the cases have resulted in published decisions from the Bankruptcy or U.S. District Court for the Eastern District. That ...

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UPL opinion re adjuster's advice on UM is yanked (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH – The Virginia State Bar’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee will reconsider a UPL opinion that would have prevented insurance adjusters from advising claimants about potential uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. Currently, adjusters can advise their policyholders about ...

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