Allied Health / Professional Indemnity
The Insured provides nutrition and dietician services. The Insured shared statements both on social media and in print which the Claimant believed to be defamatory and causing loss of income.
A settlement sum of $200,000 was agreed and an additional $200,000 in legal costs defending the Insured was incurred by the Insurer.
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