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Punitive damages award fails to implicate dishonesty exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • 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

Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of negligent misrepresentation claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

  • LeClairRyan
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Florida appellate court recognizes new statutory bad faith cause of action in medical malpractice claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2007

A Florida appellate court has recognized a new statutory bad faith cause of action in medical malpractice claims

Medical malpractice premiums to increase in New York

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • 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

GAO and federal court weigh in on Section 111 infirmities but it's business as usual for CMS during town hall call

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2012

The most newsworthy Section 111 developments come from a federal District Court that recently declared a legal malpractice insurer not to be a Responsible Reporting Entity (RRE) and the U.S. Da Silva Moore

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

Claims-made professional liability policy enforceable under Nevada law

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2007

The United States District Court for Nevada has held that claims-made professional liability policies are enforceable under Nevada law

Oklahoma Court holds failure to warn not a covered professional service

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • 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