Virginia: Car Accident – a Lawyer’s Assignment

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On September 14, 2017, the Virginia Supreme Court opined by Order that a healthcare provider could not enforce against a MVA liability insurer an assignment of insurance proceeds from its patient where the patient simply settled with the insurer without obtaining judgment against its insured. Id. at 2. This unreported motor vehicle collision insurance case is Erie Insurance Co. v. McKinley Chiropractic Center, P.C., No. 161172, on appeal from Circuit Court for the City of Danville, Virginia.