Fact Issues As To Attorneys’ Prior Knowledge Preclude Summary Judgment, Judge Says

Mealey's (October 8, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT) -- TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida federal judge on Oct. 5 rejected an insurer’s argument that a professional liability insurance policy’s prior knowledge exclusion bars coverage for an underlying malpractice lawsuit against attorney insureds, finding that fact issues preclude summary judgment (Mitchell Feldman, et al. v. Imperium Insurance Co., No. 14-1637, M.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135478).

(Order available. Document #13-151015-005R.)

Alleged Malpractice

On April 12, 2013, Chad Ketchum sued the law firm of Feldman Morgado, partner Mitchell Feldman and associate Jonathan Gilbert for malpractice, alleging...
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