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Lawsuit implicates health care professional liability policy and falls within D&O policy’s medical malpractice exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Applying Illinois law, an Illinois Appellate Court has held that a suit brought against a hospital by participants of a discontinued vaccine trial

Negligence lawsuits following nursing home fire do not arise from "related medical incidents"; per-incident limit applies separately to each lawsuit

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2014

The Supreme Court of Connecticut has held that the alleged acts, errors, or omissions underlying lawsuits brought by the representatives of the

CMS holds first town hall in five months for non-group health plans; seeks public comment on Section 111 reporting penalties

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2013

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Section 111 Town Hall Teleconference for Non-Group Health

Prior acts exclusion is inapplicable when acts took place during prior policy issued by same insurer

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Oregon has held that a prior acts exclusion does not bar coverage under an insurance policy

Medicare to issue mandatory insurer reporting guidance on amended complaints, specialty line reporting exceptions, and SMART Act Regulations

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2013

On Thursday, July 25, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Section 111 Town Hall Teleconference for Non-Group Health Plans

Sales of allegedly defective products are not excluded professional services

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

Applying California law, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has held that a medical equipment company's sales

The real scoop on the purported insurer duty "to protect Medicare's interest" and pay for future medicals

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

Last month, in an article published in the DRI magazine For the Defense, we wrote that "confusion and misinformation regarding liability insurer

Connecticut Supreme Court: losses caused by different sets of negligent acts with common precipitating factor are not "related"

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court has held that losses suffered by multiple patients of a nursing home were not "related" for purposes of determining the

Underwriting exclusion bars coverage for claim for failure to notify life insurance applicants of adverse test results obtained as part of application process

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

The Iowa Supreme Court, applying Iowa law, has affirmed a lower court's application of an underwriting exclusion to bar coverage for a claim against

Settlement for statutory damages, calculated without reference to actual damages incurred, is for penalty, not covered loss

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2013

A Delaware trial court has held that a settlement for statutory damages paid by a health care organization represents uncovered penalties rather than