FPIC Must Provide Docs In $2M Malpractice Suit, Says Judge

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 10:54 PM EST) -- First Professionals Insurance Co. must turn over information about how and why it settled a medical malpractice suit that triggered its $2 million legal malpractice suit against Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP after a federal judge said Monday the insurer had waived its privilege.

The law firm had argued it needs to know about FPIC’s decision to settle the underlying case — in which Owen Gleaton represented FPIC, the insurer for two doctors sued by a pregnant patient who alleged they were negligent in...
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