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Higher Coverage for Embezzlement Rejected (access required)

An insurance broker who served as treasurer for plaintiff volunteer fire company and handled its insurance coverage, who committed suicide after increasing commercial crime coverage and embezzling $500,000, did not make an affirmative misrepresentation when he failed to provide information ...

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Accident victim seeks access to firm’s liability policy (access required)

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The Supreme Court of Virginia has agreed to consider whether a lawyer is on the job and covered by his law firm’s insurance when he’s driving to work with his cellphone ready for work-related calls. The outcome could determine whether ...

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ALPS pays to settle SCC charges, will gain state approval (access required)

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The most widely used legal malpractice insurer in Virginia has paid $150,000 to resolve state regulators’ concerns about a now-defunct subsidiary. As a result, ALPS expects to become an admitted carrier in Virginia next year. The settlement with the State ...

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Teacher filed suit after disability benefits canceled – Reinstatement of benefits (access required)

Plaintiff, a local elementary school teacher, had a long-term disability policy with Prudential. The policy was sponsored by the school board. Plaintiff had applied for and received LTD for 14 months. The benefits for plaintiff’s disability were capped at 24 ...

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