7th Circuit Affirms Ruling In Favor Of Professional Liability Insurer

7th Circuit Affirms Ruling In Favor Of Professional Liability Insurer

CHICAGO - The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held April 2 that a professional liability insurer had no duty to defend its law firm insured because it is clear that a reasonable attorney would have realized that his failure to deliver a sales contract, considering the subsequent communications and legal activity, was an omission that could reasonably be expected to be the basis of a legal malpractice claim (Koransky, Bouwer & Poracky P.C. v. The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Co., No. 12-1579, 7th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 6558).