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Professional Liability Monthly – October 2011 October 24, 2011

In this month’s edition:

DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
  • Questions of Fact Preclude Dismissal of Suit Based Upon Business Judgment Rule
  • Once Again, Shareholder’s Failure to Make Pre-Suit Demand on the Board is Fatal to Action
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
  • Claim Against Health Care Facility Under Section 1983
  • Error in Judgment Rule
  • Summary Judgment on EMTALA Claim
LEGAL MALPRACTICE
  • Court Holds That Former Client Waives the Attorney-Client Privilege When It Sues Former Lawyers
  • No Cause of Action Exists by Surety Company Against Attorney for Equitable Subrogation
  • The Doctrine of Unclean Hands Precludes Recovery in a Legal Malpractice Action
  • Statute of Limitations Defense Results in Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Claim
ARCHITECT/ENGINEER MALPRACTICE
  • Without Proof of Access to Copyrighted Material, Claim for Infringement to Architectural Designs Fails
ACCOUNTANT/FINANCIAL PLANNING
  • Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements in Malpractice Actions Against Financial Planners
FIDELITY INSURANCE
  • Direct Loss/Faithfully Performing Work

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