Firm Sues Insurer For Defense In Malpractice Suits

Law360, New York (February 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Pennsylvania lemon law firm has sued its insurer, Arch Insurance Co., alleging that Arch breached its duty to defend the firm against numerous bar investigations and disciplinary actions related to the conduct of a former attorney at the firm.

In an amended complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Kimmel & Silverman PC claims that Arch Insurance Co. has acted in bad faith by refusing to afford the firm a defense, which the suit claims is required under...
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