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East Tex. Med. Ctr. Regional Healthcare Sys. v. Lexington Ins. Co., 07-40904

In an action seeking coverage under a "claims-made" liability insurance policy, judgment for Defendant is affirmed, where the policy required separate notice of claim and of suit, and Plaintiff failed to meet the requirements for giving notice of the underlying tort action.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/10/2009
  • Published 07/10/2009


  • LESLIE H. SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judge:, Before KING, STEWART and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Andy Wade Tindel (argued), Provost, Umphrey, Youngdahl & Sadin, Tyler, TX, Ernest Martin, Jr., William Alan Wright, Haynes & Boone, Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas Clark Wright (argued), Howard Louis Close, Kathleen Sheila Rose, Wright Brown & Close, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellee.