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Med Mal Insurer Sues Pa. Gov. Over $200M Cash Grab

Law360, Philadelphia (November 8, 2017, 4:48 PM EST) -- A state-created entity aimed at providing malpractice insurance to Pennsylvania doctors and health care facilities made good on a threat Tuesday to sue the state in federal court over efforts to seize $200 million worth of its funds to help close a nagging budget gap.

The Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association says Gov. Tom Wolf’s move to transfer the money to the state’s general fund as part of a deal to balance the 2017-18 budget violates the U.S. Constitution.

The association emphasized that it is...
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