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Program impacts banking relationships (access required)

Much of the commentary among fax poll responses centered on attorneys’ relationships with their banks. Of course, banks are the repositories of attorneys’ accounts, be they IOLTA catch-all accounts, accounts ear-marked for individual clients or general operating accounts. Banks also ...

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No UM for passenger shot at intersection (access required)

The estate of a passenger accidentally shot and killed during a confrontation at a Lynchburg intersection cannot get uninsured motorist coverage for her injuries, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled. The court rejected the estate’s argument that the girl should ...

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VSB seeks approval for insurance (access required)

MOUNTAIN LAKE–The Virginia State Bar will seek statutory authority from the 1995 General Assembly for its personal lines of insurance, used by at least 1,800 lawyers. The bar likely will ask the General Assembly to add medical, life, disability and ...

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