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Construction Contractor Shoots Back At AIG Unit's DQ Bid

Law360 (May 15, 2019, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A construction contractor hit back Wednesday against an attempt by an AIG unit to disqualify the contractor's general counsel from its suit over denied coverage of $1.6 million in cybercrime-related losses, saying that the attorney's potential use as a witness was minimal and within the rules.

Quality Plus Services told the court that, although Virginia rules prohibited representation by likely witnesses, general counsel Kristie Haynes was only a potential witness in the suit against National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., not a likely one, and that her testimony would fall into an exception under the rules because it would...

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Virginia Eastern

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Contract: Other


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Date Filed

July 2, 2018

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