Professional Malpractice Suit Constitutes 1 ‘Claim’ Under Policy, Judge Says
Mealey's (August 29, 2016, 2:59 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania federal judge on Aug. 25 found that an underlying professional malpractice lawsuit against an attorney insured constitutes a single “claim” under a professional liability insurance policy, declaring that the insurer’s contractual liability defense and indemnity is limited to $500,000 (Westport Insurance Corp. v. Peter G. Mylonas, et al., No. 14-5760, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114867).
(Opinion available. Document #13-160901-009Z.)
Anastasios Papadopoulos sued attorney Peter Mylonas and the Law Offices of Peter George Mylonas in the Philadelphia County Court...