Lawyer Says Insurer Had Notice of Impending Legal Mal Suit

, The Legal Intelligencer


In a case that raises the question of what constitutes adequate notice of a potential claim to a legal malpractice insurer, a Philadelphia attorney has sued his former insurance carrier in federal court, alleging it improperly denied him coverage for failure to report a claim even though he had notified it by phone nearly two years earlier that he might be sued by a client who was hit with a default judgment.

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