NJ Pure Can't Quash Rival Malpractice Insurer's Ads

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Medical malpractice insurer New Jersey Physicians United Reciprocal Exchange lost a bid Friday for a preliminary injunction against a rival, for-profit insurer it claims disparages it by distributing misleading advertisements comparing the two companies’ financial health.

The plaintiff, also known as NJ PURE, failed to convince U.S. District Court Judge Peter G. Sheridan to issue an injunction preventing The Medical Protective Company Inc., which does business as Princeton Insurance Company, from releasing allegedly misleading advertisements that compare NJ PURE’s financial health and performance against Princeton’s in...
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