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“Consumer Protection Laws: Liability and Coverage Implications for Licensed Professionals and Their Insurers,” IADC Professional Liability Newsletter

February 2014
Matthew S. Marrone

“The vast majority of states have consumer protection laws, and over the last several decades in particular, courts across the country have debated whether such laws should apply to licensed professionals,” writes Matthew S. Marrone, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Professional Liability Practice Group. “Although the cases throughout the country are quite similar in nature, judges considering these similar issues have created a complex web of conflicting decisions based on highly subjective and speculative parameters.”

In this article, written for the International Association of Defense Counsel, Matt explores a number of these decisions along with the rationale behind them. He also provides a number of critical considerations relevant to both insurers and defense counsel.

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