9th Circuit Reverses Order Denying Insurer Reimbursement Of Defense Fees
(September 26, 2016, 1:01 PM EDT) -- ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 23 reversed and remanded a lower federal court’s order that denied a professional liability insurer reimbursement of the defense fees it incurred in an underlying lawsuit against its law firm insured (Attorneys Liability Protection Society Inc. v. Ingaldson Fitzgerald, P.C., f/k/a Ingaldson, Maassen & Fitzgerald, Nos. 13-35115, 13-35172, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17396).
(Opinion available. Document #13-161006-033Z.)
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