Pa. Court Revives $3M Malpractice Suit In Auto Insurance Row

Law360, Philadelphia (August 6, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Monday revived a $3 million malpractice suit brought by Donegal Mutual Insurance Co. against a Harrisburg-based law firm, ruling that the suit was not an attempt to force the firm to assume statutory responsibility for a policyholder's bad faith claim.

While a Berks County judge issued summary judgment in favor of Kelly Hoffman & Goduto LLP last May after ruling that Donegal was trying to improperly try to shift responsibility for the bad faith claim, which under Pennsylvania law can only...
To view the full article, register now.