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


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


Louisiana court holds coverage available under claims-made policy for claim made after policy expires
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2008

A Louisiana Court of Appeal has held that a claims-made policy affords coverage for a malpractice claim made subsequent to the policy period if the claim is made within a year of accrual and the alleged malpractice occurred within the policy period


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


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


Missouri court of appeals finds no right of equitable contribution based on other insurance clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2009

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District recently held that a nurse's professional liability insurer was not liable for contribution to her employer's professional liability insurer after the latter settled a wrongful death claim involving the nurse


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


Florida appellate court recognizes new statutory bad faith cause of action in medical malpractice claims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2007

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


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


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