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Professional Liability Monthly – September 2011


Professional Liability Monthly – September 2011

September 16, 2011

In this month’s edition:

Accountant Malpractice
  • Auditor Malpractice – Third Circuit’s Recent Application of New York Law
  • Innocent Insured Provision Does Not Rescue Coverage
Director and Officers Liability
  • Complaint Survives Motion to Dismiss Pursuant to FRCP 12(b)(6)
Legal Malpractice
  • Court Dismisses Suit Brought by Relator Under the False Claims Act
  • Defense of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Rejected When Supporting Evidence Was Inadmissible at Trial
  • Former Attorney Allowed to Testify as to Standard of Care
  • Prior Knowledge Exclusion Bars Coverage for Malpractice Claim
Medical Malpractice
  • Admission of Expert Testimony in New Jersey Medical Malpractice Cases

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