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Single-vehicle accident took lives of three family members – $965,000 Settlement (access required)

This wrongful death case stemmed from a family tragedy in which three Purcellville residents were killed and four others were injured in a single-vehicle crash. The accident occurred on Route 55 near Front Royal on Sept. 5, 2010, when the ...

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Widow Gets No Benefits Under ‘Aircraft’ Exclusion (access required)

A widow whose husband died in a crash of a “light-sport aircraft” cannot collect benefits under the husband’s accidental death and dismemberment policy, which excludes benefits for injury caused by or resulting from flight in an aircraft, except as a ...

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Carpenter not ‘using’ cargo van, has no coverage

A carpenter hired to do trim work on a home under construction was not “using” his box van when he left it parked on the property, and he does not have coverage under his State Farm business auto policy for ...

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Carrier Must Defend Under ‘Garage Operations’ Clause (access required)

Although the driver of a car owned by Cowles Nissan was intoxicated when he struck and killed a pedestrian, an Alexandria U.S. District Court predicts the Virginia Supreme Court would interpret an insurance policy’s “garage operations provision” to require the ...

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