Judge Refuses To Dismiss Insurer's Suit Seeking Recovery Of $1.7M Settlement

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Insurer's Suit Seeking Recovery Of $1.7M Settlement

CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on July 22 refused to dismiss a legal malpractice lawsuit brought by an insurer, as subrogee of the City of Markham, Ill., seeking reimbursement of the $1.7 million it paid to settle an underlying malicious prosecution lawsuit against the city (Scottsdale Insurance Co. v. Moyenda M. Knapp, et al., No. 13 C 988, N.D. Ill., Eastern Div.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101755).

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