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Fee dispute not covered under legal malpractice policy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2013

The United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana has held that a lawyer's professional liability policy did not afford coverage

No coverage for claim first made prior to inception of claims-made policy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

The United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, applying New Hampshire law, has held that no coverage was available for a legal

Malpractice actions by multiple clients for separate services do not constitute related claims

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

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, First Department, has held that four lawsuits alleging legal malpractice arising out of a mass

Allegations concerning alleged malpractice are "related claims" to prior claim involving same insured, claimant and time period

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, applying Georgia law, has granted an insurer’s supplemental motion for summary judgment, finding that a claimant’s allegations of legal malpractice in connection with an underlying lawsuit and a new business venture were “related claims” to the claim first made against the insured prior to the inception of the lawyers professional liability policy at issue

Navigating the matrimonial malpractice minefield: strategies for avoiding legal malpractice claims

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2012

The frequency of legal malpractice claims arising in the matrimonial law context tends to be higher than in many other areas of practice

Bodily injury exclusion precludes coverage for professional negligence claim arising out of automobile accident

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

A federal district court, applying Florida law, has held that a policy's bodily injury exclusion precluded coverage for a professional negligence claim stemming from a deadly automobile accident