An appeals court has given an insurance company a second chance to bring a $1 million malpractice claim against a lawyer it accuses of botching the defense of a product liability claim against an insured.

The granting of a new trial gives Safe Step Reinsurance Inc. a chance to win more than the $362,000 awarded by a jury in the malpractice case.

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