Florida Panel: Insurer Lacks Standing To Sue Law Firm For Professional Negligence

Mealey's (February 6, 2019, 11:50 AM EST) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida appeals panel on Jan. 23 affirmed a lower court’s ruling that an insurer lacked standing to sue a law firm it hired to defend its insured in an underlying lawsuit, finding that the insurer was not in privity with the law firm and that its professional negligence lawsuit did not qualify under either exception to the state’s privity rule (Arch Insurance Company v. Kubicki Draper, LLP, No. 4D17-2889, Fla. App., 4th Dist.)....

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