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This is a priority to us.

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Geoffrey D. Mueller

GEOFFREY D. MUELLER

NJPURE v. Boynton & Boynton, 12-5610 - Malpractice Carrier Claims Broker Defamed It in Medical Community

Per The New Jersey Law Journal:

"Medical malpractice carrier NJPURE is accusing an insurance brokerage of making false statements to doctors about it to get or keep business for competing carriers.

"NJPURE — New Jersey Physicians United Reciprocal Exchange — has sued Boynton & Boynton and vice president Kevin Byrne, who allegedly sent disparaging e-mails about its policies, business practices and solvency.

"The suit is based on messages Byrne sent in August to Karen Kava, an employee of ObGyn Associates of North Jersey.

"The Hackensack doctors' group had coverage from Medical Protective, one of six carriers handled by Boynton, but signed up with NJPURE, and Byrne was trying to win back the business.

"His Aug. 21 e-mail to Kava included assertions that NJPURE might be facing a bad-faith claim as the result of a recent $5.59 million jury verdict and that it had been fined $10,000 for its own badmouthing of competitors.

"Those assertions were untrue, according to the complaint in NJPURE v. Boynton & Boynton, 12-5610, filed in federal court in Trenton on Sept. 7."

More after the jump...