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No Coverage For Contempt Proceeding Under Lawyer’s Professional Liability Policy

By Lindsey Dean Although an award of sanctions against an attorney can be very costly to the attorney, the Eleventh Circuit’s recent opinion in Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. v. ProSight-Syndicate 1110 At Lloyd’s, no. 15-12399, 2017 WL 586450… Continue Reading →

Related Wrongful Acts Exclusion Precludes Additional $20 Million in Coverage

Twenty-eight separate matters fell under a single insurance policy because they all arose out of “Related Wrongful Acts” as defined by the policy. As a result, the insureds were not eligible for an additional $20 million in coverage. Previti v. Nat’l… Continue Reading →

Lawsuits, Filed Four Years Apart, Alleging Different Theories, Deemed Interrelated

Two lawsuits, filed four years apart and involving different theories of liability, involved Interrelated Wrongful Acts and constituted a single Claim first made outside the policy period. W.C. & A.N. Miller Dev. Co. v. Continental Casualty Company, No. 14-2327 (4th… Continue Reading →

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