A Senate bill that would force Virginia drivers to carry at least $100,000 in auto liability coverage faces stiff opposition from the insurance industry. Sen. W. Roscoe Reynolds, D-Martinsville, introduced Senate Bill 1360 at the request of the Carroll County Farm Bureau, according to his office. The bill would make the minimum coverage for auto [...]
Entries Tagged as 'PERSONAL INJURY'
January 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · PERSONAL INJURY
January 19th, 2009 · No Comments · PERSONAL INJURY
A Newport News law firm contends House Bill 1762 could bring severe limits on recoveries for victims of asbestos exposure. Lawyer Bobby Hatten calls it “an absolutely evil bill,” according to the Daily Press.
December 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, PERSONAL INJURY
The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association was ready to fight for an increase in the cap on medical malpractice damages. The Medical Society of Virginia was girding for battle as well. Stay tuned until 2010. The 1999 agreement that gradually raised the med-mal cap from $1 million to $2 million expired last summer. It appeared to [...]