Federal Judge Refuses To Remand Professional Liability Dispute To State Court

Mealey's (May 3, 2016, 1:37 PM EDT) -- JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania federal judge on April 28 denied a law firm insured’s motion to remand to state court its breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit seeking lawyers’ professional liability coverage for an underlying legal malpractice action (Hippo Fleming & Pertile Law Offices, et al., v. Westport Insurance Corp., et al., No. 15-322, W.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56571).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #13-160505-016Z.)

Malpractice Liability

On Nov. 30, 2015, Hippo Fleming & Pertile Law Offices, as successor in interest...
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