Mealey's Labor & Employment - Judge: Insurer's Duty To Indemnify Was Triggered Upon Entry Of Stipulated Judgment

MISSOULA, Mont. - An employment practices policy's self-insured retention (SIR) provision was exhausted, and the insurer's duty to indemnify was triggered upon entry of a $210,000 stipulated judgment to settle an underlying sexual discrimination claim, a Montana federal judge ruled Feb. 5, denying the insurer's motion for summary judgment in part (Samantha Lasorte v. Those Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, No. 12-87, D. Mont.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14352).

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