Professional Liability Insurer Seeks To Dismiss Coverage Suit Over Malpractice Claim

Mealey's (August 8, 2016, 1:04 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A lawyers professional liability insurer on July 6 moved to dismiss an insured’s lawsuit seeking defense and indemnification for an underlying legal malpractice action, arguing that the prior knowledge exclusion bars coverage (Nagel Rice, LLP v. Allied World Insurance Co., No. 16-3888, D. N.J.).

(Defendant’s motion to dismiss available. Document #50-160811-022B.)

Legal Malpractice

St. Louis LLC sued the law firm Nagel Rice (NR) in the Union County, N.J., Superior Court for legal malpractice. NR represented St. Louis LLC in a legal malpractice lawsuit...
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