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Monthly Archives: July 2011

LEO barring Medicare indemnity is approved

A legal ethics opinion declaring it unethical for plaintiffs’ lawyers to indemnify insurance companies against unforeseen liens has been approved by the Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. LEO 1858 holds it improper for the insurance company lawyer ...

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Judge Petty on professionalism

WINTERGREEN—Lawyers need to do a better job at bringing along the newest members of the profession, according to Court of Appeals Judge William G. Petty. The medical profession requires its new members to serve a residency, learning at the elbows ...

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