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NJ Supreme Court decision expands privileging liability for healthcare facilities
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

On September 29, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its ruling in Jarrell v. Kaul, deciding several issues in connection with whether a physician's


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


Insurer has broad discretion to settleeven over its insured’s objection
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2011

Dr. Mohan Papudesu was a defendant in a wrongful-death lawsuit


Motions for summary judgment granted in part, denied in part, in action brought by hospital against insurer to recover for breach of contract for premiums drawn down from letter of credit: Lenox Hill Hosp. v. Amer. Int'l Group, Inc.
  • Farrell Fritz PC
  • USA
  • July 26 2011

In a June 7, 2011 decision by Justice Fried, the Court granted in part and denied in part cross-motions for summary judgment


Medical malpractice premiums to increase in New York
  • Locke Lord 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


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


District court narrowly interprets bodily injury exclusion
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2011

The United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has narrowly construed a bodily injury exclusion in a professional liability insurance policy in connection with determining that coverage existed for negligent supervision claims against the insured related to allegations of patient molestation by the insured’s employee


Eighth Circuit finds notice sufficient under claims-made policy
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, applying Minnesota law, has held that an insured's letter to the insurer enclosing a notice of administrative investigation satisfied the timing and content requirements of a claims-made policy's notice provision


Comprehensive medical malpractice reforms advance in House and Senate committees
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

Last week, several proposals providing additional medical malpractice protection for physicians, hospitals, and medical schools, as well as proposals requiring out-of-state physicians to obtain expert witness certificates in order to testify in medical malpractice actions, advanced in the House and Senate


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