Reversing a lower court’s ruling, in DeMarco v. Stoddard the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association (“RIJUA”) did not have to provide any defense or indemnification in a medical malpractice action to a doctor who made a material misrepresentation on his application for insurance. Plaintiff attempted to… Read More

​The New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, has held that an attorney applying for legal malpractice coverage on behalf of his firm had a duty to inquire as to whether his fellow attorneys were aware of potential malpractice claims. Imperium Ins. Co. v. Porwich concerned attorney Philip Feintuch’s application for legal malpractice coverage on behalf… Read More