Subrogation Tag

Currently, under Virginia law the surviving spouse can collect both from the insurance company for the life insurance proceeds and from the tortfeasor.  This can be remedied by allowing subrogation of life insurance claims where negligence occurred causing the death of the insured.  Furthermore, insurers...

The degree of attenuation between the amount paid out under a life insurance policy and the potentially limitless value of life presents another counter argument to allowing life insurance subrogation in Virginia.  One of the conditions precedent in allowing a subrogation action is the recompense...

It is rare that a topic like insurance subrogation comes up in popular culture, but in a recent Pawn Stars episode tangentially touched on the topic.  In the episode titled "Shekel and Hyde" the pawn shop owners bought a Shekel of Tyre coin.  Shekel coins...

In a recent Norfolk Circuit Court case the judge ruled that a lawyer's missing signature from the Complaint prevented them from taking a nonsuit, since the defective Complaint was not a "validly pending proceeding."  In this particular case, the the plaintiff's signature appeared on the...

The annual NASP conference is taking place in Las Vegas this year, November 11th through the 14th.  To learn more about the upcoming subrogation conference click here. Don' miss out, check out the NASP website for information on booking and sponsorship....