The D&O Diary

The D&O Diary

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Professional Liability Insurance: Criminal Plea Precludes Insurer’s Duty to Defend

Posted in D & O Insurance
An insured’s guilty plea to criminal charges relieved his professional liability insurer of its duty under the policy to defend him against related civil claims, according to a June 18, 2013 Order by Southern District of Florida Judge Daniel Hurley. Judge Hurley’s decision is interesting because it addresses the question whether the court can consider … Continue Reading