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Insurer Needn't Pay $6M To Defend Client's Bad-Faith Suit

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 10:42 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal court ruled Monday that insurer American International Specialty needn’t pay a $6 million claim that a client, another insurer, faced after its allegedly bad-faith handling of Texas medical malpractice claims against a doctor whom it insured resulted in a multi-million-dollar verdict against him.

U.S. District Judge James Moody said that American International Speciality Lines Insurance Co. did not have to cover the $6 million that The Medical Protective Co. of Fort Wayne, Indiana, says it paid to defend and settle the second of...
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