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Carrier Held to Have No Duty to Defend or Indemnify Insured Massage Therapist Against Claim of Sexual Assault Because the Assault Was Not Allegedly Performed Within the Therapist’s Scope of Employment
Posted on 11 Jun 2015 by Troutman Sanders

Baek v. Continental Cas. Co. , 230 Cal. App. 4th 356 (2014), [ enhanced version available to subscribers ]. In Baek, the general liability carrier for a massage business was held to have no duty to defend or indemnify a massage therapist... Read More

New York Court Holds Fraudulent Act Exclusion Applicable in LPL Policy
Posted on 10 Aug 2015 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in Lewis & Stanzione v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co ., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78259 (N.D.N.Y. June 17, 2015), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: | Lexis Advance ], the United States... Read More

Court Holds that the Insured’s Per-Claim Self-Insured Retention Applies on a Per-Home Basis Based on Language in Policy’s SIR Endorsement
Posted on 28 Jan 2015 by Troutman Sanders

Evanston Ins. Co. v. N. Am. Capacity Ins. Co. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92682 (E.D. Cal. July 8, 2014, [ enhanced version available to subscribers ]) In Evanston , the Eastern District of California held that the insurer’s duty to defend... Read More

Ten Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2014 – Scaling Back Implied Trade Disparagement And Slashing Coverage For Markdowns
Posted on 15 Dec 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

By Joshua A. Mooney [Editor’s Note: My colleague Josh Mooney is an expert on all things cyber, privacy and personal-advertising injury coverage. If you read his newsletter, The Coverage Inkwell, you know that. If you don’t, check out... Read More