Insurer Did Not Breach Its Contract As It Had No Duty To Defend, Panel Concludes

Insurer Did Not Breach Its Contract As It Had No Duty To Defend, Panel Concludes

NEW ORLEANS - A commercial general liability insurer has not breached its contract because it has no duty to defend an insured against allegations that are either purely economic and, thus, not covered or are purely legal conclusions, rather than factual allegations as required, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Nov. 29 (PPI Technology Services L.P. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.,  No. 12-40189, 5th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 24571).

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