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Tag Archives: Justice Elizabeth A. McClanahan

Insurance Contract Limitations Period Controls (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit for breach of a homeowner’s insurance policy for coverage of damage from burst water pipes, a circuit court erred in holding that Virginia Code § 8.01-229(E)(3) tolls the insurance policy’s contractual limitations period to file an action ...

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Coverage action not subject to nonsuit tolling (access required)

A plaintiff who thought she had the right to a courthouse do-over after taking a nonsuit in a suit over insurance coverage was left empty handed when the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled against her this month. The case confirms ...

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