Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Magistrate Judge Finds Disclosure Of Opinion Letter Warrants Limited Waiver

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Magistrate Judge Finds Disclosure Of Opinion Letter Warrants Limited Waiver

MIAMI - A federal magistrate judge in Florida on June 13 held that an insurance company's disclosure of a cover letter written by its attorney about the settlement value of a workers' compensation suit to a defendant insurance company who represented the worker warranted a limited waiver of privilege (Guarantee Insurance Co. v. Heffernan Insurance Brokers, Inc., et al., No. 13-23881-CIV-Martinez/Goodman, S.D. Fla.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80757).

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