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VSB: Study malpractice insurance endorsement (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar is taking a fresh look at its relationship with lawyer malpractice insurance carriers, including the bar’s current endorsed carrier, the Montana-based Attorneys Liability Protection Society or ALPS. The VSB’s Lawyer Malpractice Insurance Committee last month approved ...

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Carrier’s Dec Action OK on ‘Notice’ Under Policy (access required)

Insurance policy coverage issues are routinely decided by federal courts sitting in diversity and the Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court denies defendants’ motion to dismiss the carrier’s suit raising questions of coverage and indemnification based on the matter of ...

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HIPAA time: Covered entities can no longer put off compliance (access required)

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September has been a busy month for attorneys guiding doctors, hospitals, medical providers and those that do business with them. September 23 marks the enforcement deadline for entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under the 563-page ...

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Judge trims Ford’s claims in insurance suit

Ruling that Michigan law, not Virginia law, applies to Ford Motor Co.’s suit over delayed insurance payments, a Richmond federal judge has ended Ford’s chance to recover triple damages under the Virginia Business Conspiracy Act. Ford is headed for trial ...

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