Federal Judge: Provider Has Right To Sue Doctor’s Professional Liability Insurer

(November 11, 2015, 10:19 AM EST) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal judge in Delaware on Nov. 2 held that a health services provider has standing to sue a doctor’s professional liability insurer, allowing breach of contract and bad faith claims to proceed (Christiana Care Health Services Inc. v. PMSLIC Insurance Co., No. 14-1420, D. Del.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148048).

(Opinion available. Document #07-151109-035Z.)

Dr. Nadiv Shapira purchased a medical liability insurance policy from PMSLIC Insurance Co. and sought a defense and indemnification pursuant to the policy after he was sued by...
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