Insurer Dodges Malpractice Liability Over Unfiled Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 6:06 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday found that Darwin Select Insurance Co. has no duty to defend Laminack Pirtle & Martines LLP in a suit accusing the law firm of malpractice for failing to file an antitrust lawsuit on behalf of client

U.S. District Judge Nancy F. Atlas granted summary judgment in the liability suit, finding that Laminack and the individual attorneys named as defendants in the suit should have known that they could be sued for breaching their professional duties in the antitrust action...
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