Mealey's Insurance - Judge: Insurer Not Entitled To Rescind Professional Liability Insurance Policies

Mealey's Insurance - Judge: Insurer Not Entitled To Rescind Professional Liability Insurance Policies

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A professional liability insurer is not entitled to rescind four policies it issued to a law firm insured, and the insurer has a duty to defend a 2012 claim stemming from an alleged motion for sanctions brought against the insured, a South Carolina federal judge ruled July 29, denying the insurer's motion for summary judgment (Darwin National Assurance Co. v. Matthews & Megna LLC, et al., No.: 1:13-cv-01319-TLW, D. S.C.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102888).

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