Disparagement Claims Fall Under Prior Publication Exclusion, 3rd Circuit Affirms

Disparagement Claims Fall Under Prior Publication Exclusion, 3rd Circuit Affirms

PHILADELPHIA - Underlying disparagement claims against an insured "clearly fall" under insurance policies' prior publication exclusion clauses (PPECs), the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed April 2 (C.R. Bard Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 11-1995 No. 11-1996, 3rd Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 6560).

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