Insurer Battles Over Payment of $31.5 Mil. Med Mal Accord

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The excess liability insurer for Pottstown Memorial Medical Center has filed suit in federal court accusing the hospital's umbrella liability insurer of intentionally delaying settlement during the hospital's appeal of a $78.4 million medical malpractice verdict in an attempt to "spend down" its $20 million policy limit by unnecessarily retaining appellate counsel.

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