In its recent decision in Volk v. Ace Am. Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 6570 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, applying Minnesota law, had occasion to consider the definition of "patient" as used in a professional liability exclusion.
After a man shot his ex because she reported to police that he had contacted her in violation of a restraining order, Iowa officials may be liable, the 8th Circuit ruled.
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