Federal Judge: Insurer Has No Further Duty To Defend, Indemnify Law Firm Insured

Federal Judge: Insurer Has No Further Duty To Defend, Indemnify Law Firm Insured

PHILADELPHIA - A professional liability insurer has no further duty to defend or indemnify its law firm insured against an underlying lawsuit seeking damages stemming from the fraudulent conduct of the insured's employee, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled June 27, finding that the insurer is entitled to recover expenses in excess of the policy's $100,000 sublimit (CAMICO Mutual Insurance Co. v. Heffler Radetich & Saitta LLP, No. 11-4753, E.D. Pa.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91649).

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