Insurer Needn't Cover Dentists For Fake Yelp Review Suit

By Shayna Posses (August 16, 2016, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge held Tuesday that National Surety Corp. isn't required to provide coverage for claims against two married dentists stemming from a phony Yelp review the wife left about a competing dentist, accusing him of being unprofessional and providing terrible care.

A lawsuit filed by Dr. Robert Devoll and his practice, Clear Lake Periodontics, isn't covered by a personal homeowner insurance policy issued to Dr. Michael J. Anton and Dr. Magi Crofcheck, who are married but run different dental practices, U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller concluded, saying the allegations fall within exclusions for damages stemming from business activities...

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