NY Court Revives Med Mal Insurance Row Over $8.6M Award

Law360 (October 25, 2018, 6:44 PM EDT) -- A New York appellate panel on Thursday revived a suit seeking to hold two medical malpractice insurance companies liable for an $8.6 million jury award over botched surgeries, saying there is a factual dispute over whether the insurers acted in bad faith in failing to settle the case.

A five-judge Appellate Division panel for the Third Department reversed summary judgment in favor of Healthcare Professionals Insurance Co. and Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co. in a suit brought by Dr. Michael A. Parentis seeking to put the insurance companies on the hook for the jury’s award against him in the underlying suit,...

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