8th Circuit: Nondisclosure Of Medical Negligence Suit Was Equivalent Of False Assertion
(July 20, 2016, 10:57 AM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 19 affirmed a lower federal court’s finding that a professional liability insurer was entitled to rescind its policy in a dispute over coverage for two underlying medical negligence claims against a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology (Capson Physicians Insurance Co. v. MMIC Insurance Inc., Nos. 15-2459 and 15-2575, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13144).
(Opinion available. Document #13-160721-033Z.)
On June 20, 2013, Capson Physicians Insurance Co. sued MMIC Insurance Inc....