Federal Judge Refuses To Stay Arbitration Arising From Legal Malpractice Claims

Federal Judge Refuses To Stay Arbitration Arising From Legal Malpractice Claims

HOUSTON - A Texas federal judge on Jan. 23 denied a professional liability insurer's emergency motion to stay an arbitration proceeding between its law firm insured and an underlying claimant, one month after ruling that the insurer has a duty to defend its insured in the arbitration (OneBeacon Insurance Company v. T. Wade Welch & Associates, et al., No. H-11-3061, S.D. Texas).

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