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...
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