Judge: Insurer Unable To Show Lawyers Engaged In Conspiracy To Submit Claims
Mealey's (July 12, 2016, 11:54 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on July 11 awarded summary judgment to two lawyers accused of civil conspiracy, finding that Church Mutual Insurance Co. failed to present sufficient evidence that the attorneys agreed with other defendants to pursue fraudulent claims and that they acted with malice (Church Mutual Insurance Company v. Alliance Adjustment Group, et al., No. 15-461, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89194).
(Opinion available. Document #20-160715-011Z.)
U.S. Judge Juan R. Sanchez of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania found that Church’s evidence...