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Payee notification passes VSB Council unanimously (access required)

ROANOKE – A plan to require insurance companies to notify clients of insurance claim payments made to their lawyers won unanimous approval from the Virginia State Bar council Oct. 19. The proposal had a tangled and contentious history. Approval came ...

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Payee notification up for discussion again (access required)

Virginia Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser has asked the Virginia State Bar once again to look at payee notification. Past proposals, seeking to protect clients from potentially larcenous lawyers, would have required insurance companies to give notice to litigants expecting ...

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Hassell: Put payee notice aside for now (access required)

Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has asked the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to back off on payee notification legislation in this session of the General Assembly. Hassell told VSB Executive Director Karen A. Gould ...

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