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Wrongful Conduct Underlying 2 Claims Is ‘Identical,’ Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (October 19, 2015, 11:16 AM EDT) -- WORCESTER, Mass. — A Massachusetts federal judge on Oct. 15 found that there is no professional liability coverage for two underlying claims stemming from an attorney’s alleged malpractice in handling his client’s appeal of a zoning decision, granting the insurer’s motion for summary judgment (Samer Gandor v. Torus National Insurance Co., No. 13-40132, D. Mass.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140542).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #13-151029-005Z.)

Alan Shocket was a principal of the law firm Shocket & Dockser, which employed Adam Lowenstein as an associate....
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