Applying Nevada law, the Ninth Circuit has held that a professional liability insurer did not have a duty to defend or indemnify a doctor for a wrongful death action because the doctor’s guilty plea triggered an exclusion for willful violations of law.  National Fire & Marine Ins. Co. v. Hampton, 2020 WL 6158314 (9th Cir. Oct. 21, 2020).

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