Insurer Has No Duty To Indemnify $100M Tort Judgment, 4th Circuit Affirms

Insurer Has No Duty To Indemnify $100M Tort Judgment, 4th Circuit Affirms

RICHMOND, Va. - The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 24 affirmed a lower federal court's ruling that an insurer has no duty to indemnify a defrocked priest and convicted pedophile for a $100 million tort judgment stemming from sexual molestation claims (Allan Carl Ranta v. The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America, et al., No. 11-2233, 4th Cir.). A complimentary copy of the opinion is attached below.

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