Federal Judge: Law Firm's Loss From Alleged Phishing Scam Potentially Covered

Federal Judge: Law Firm's Loss From Alleged Phishing Scam Potentially Covered

CLEVELAND - An Ohio federal judge on April 8 refused to dismiss a law firm insured's declaratory judgment and breach of contract claims against its legal malpractice insurer in a coverage dispute arising from an alleged phishing scam but granted the insurer's motion to dismiss the bad faith claim (Stark & Knoll Co. L.P.A. v. ProAssurance Casualty Co., No. 12 CV 2669, N.D. Ohio, Eastern Div.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50326).