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Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of negligent misrepresentation claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2013

In its recent decision in MultiCare Health System v. Lexington Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 17981 (9th Cir. Aug. 28, 2013), the United States Court

Oklahoma Court holds failure to warn not a covered professional service

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

In its recent decision in Hanover Am. Ins. Co. v. Saul, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29739 (W.D. Okl. Mar. 5, 2013), the United States District Court for

Group not protected by an insurer's bad faith settlement under a physician's malpractice policy

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2008

In a recent case, the Seventh Circuit held that a medical group could not pursue a claim against an insurer for refusing to settle a malpractice claim against one of the group's physicians, within the physician's malpractice policy limits, where the group was not an insured under the policy

Medical malpractice cap agreement intended to protect insurance availability for Virginia's healthcare providers

  • LeClairRyan
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  • USA
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  • November 12 2010

The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) and the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) have reached an agreement that would maintain an aggregate medical malpractice cap for the next 20 years, if approved by the Virginia General Assembly

Oklahoma court holds no coverage for medical malpractice claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

In its recent decision in Admiral Ins. Co. v. Thomas, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10754 (W.D. Ok. Jan. 28, 2013), the United States District for the

Liability insurers may have duty to defend against federal prosecutions, California Court of Appeal holds

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2013

The Second Appellate District of California held on May 1 in Mt. Hawley Ins. Co. v. Lopez that California Insurance Code section 533.5(b) does not

Professional services exclusion bars coverage for insured entity's vicarious liability

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2011

A New Jersey appellate court has held that a professional services exclusion in a medical center's professional liability insurance policy precluded coverage for the center's vicarious liability for the negligence of its doctor

Punitive damages award fails to implicate dishonesty exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2011

The United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has held that the dishonesty exclusion in a directors, officers and trustees liability policy was not triggered by a jury's award of punitive damages based on a finding of "fraudulent" conduct because the causes of action that gave rise to the jury's verdict against the insured did not involve fraudulent or dishonest conduct

Medical malpractice premiums to increase in New York

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2007

On July 2, 2007, New York State Insurance Superintendent Eric R. Dinallo announced that the Department approved a 14 increase in medical malpractice insurance rates

Professional liability policy proceeds not property of bankruptcy estates

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2011

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada has held that proceeds from a professional liability policy were not property of the insured-debtors' bankruptcy estate because the proceeds were payable only for the benefit of third party claimants and could not be accessed by the debtors directly