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High court to consider shooting/UM (access required)

In coming months, the Supreme Court may clarify the law on what constitutes the use of a motor vehicle to trigger coverage for shooting incidents involving automobiles. An appeal was granted in a Lynchburg case where coverage was allowed for ...

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AG's office to bid out legal work (access required)

Plans to rework the Attorney General’s procedures for hiring outside counsel may mean new employment opportunities for Virginia lawyers. The policy, announced May 13, will use a competitive bidding process to award contracts for outside legal work. The Attorney General’s ...

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Local family law groups unravel complexities (access required)

As family law becomes increasingly complex, attorneys in smaller communities, not just large urban areas, are banding together to share information through local specialty law organizations. Of course, specialty groups are not novel. Statewide bar associations have several. Local bars ...

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Research guide: "Use" and shootings (access required)

The following is a compilation of cases from the last four years involving shootings and claims for automobile insurance coverage: Insurance — UM Coverage – Use of Vehicle – Shooting of Police Officer Where the insured decedent remained in his ...

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