Owatonna Clinic — Mayo Health System v. Medical Protective Co. of Fort Wayne, Indiana

Owatonna Clinic — Mayo Health System sued Medical Protective Company, its medical malpractice insurer, for refusing to defend and indemnify it in a malpractice suit. Medical Protective’s defense was that Owatonna had not complied with the insurance policy’s notice requirements. The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota ruled in favor of Owatonna Clinic, and Medical Protective appealed.

A claims-made policy, the clinic’s malpractice policy covered only claims submitted during the policy period. [click to continue…]

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