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Another Conrad case revived despite apparent settlement

Loudoun County Circuit Judge Thomas Horne will allow a plaintiff to pursue his auto accident case despite the earlier “settlement” of the claim by a dishonest lawyer acting without the client’s authority. Woodbridge lawyer Stephen Conrad, now disbarred and imprisoned, ...

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Another Conrad case revived despite apparent settlement

Loudoun County Circuit Judge Thomas Horne will allow a plaintiff to pursue his auto accident case despite the earlier “settlement” of the claim by a dishonest lawyer acting without the client’s authority. Woodbridge lawyer Stephen Conrad, now disbarred and imprisoned, ...

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Insurance – ERISA – Life Insurance Proceeds – Interpleader (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants default judgment to plaintiff insurance carrier in this interpleader action concerning distribution of $25,000 in life insurance benefits under an employee group policy upon the death of the employee’s wife, when the employee is ...

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Insurance – UIM Coverage – Stacking – Policy Limits (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court measures a UM/UIM policy’s “Limits of Liability” against Virginia Supreme Court precedents, and grants summary judgment to defendant insurance carrier, holding that an injured young woman’s grandparents’ auto liability policy provides $100,000 in UM/UIM coverage, ...

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Insurance – Duty To Defend – Storage Unit – Medical Records – VCPA (access required)

An insurance company has a duty to defend a public storage company against a physician-client’s claim that the Public Storage and codefendant Sam’s Contracting Inc. are liable under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act for the unlawful removal and destruction of ...

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Insurance – Policy Coverage – Tenant’s Mold Claim (access required)

A residential tenant suing for health problems from mold in his apartment cannot recover from the landlord’s CGL policy, and a Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the carrier in this dec action against the landlord. The tenant ...

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Insurance – Construction Fatality – Indemnification (access required)

In this case involving multiple insurance carriers involving a subcontractor’s duty to defend and indemnify a general contractor sued after a job site accident involving two employees of the elevator subcontractor, the Supreme Court of Virginia says a contract provision ...

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