Judge: Professional Services Exclusion Does Not Apply In Ventilator Failure Dispute

Judge: Professional Services Exclusion Does Not Apply In Ventilator Failure Dispute

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A businessowners insurance policy's professional services exclusion is inapplicable in a coverage dispute stemming from underlying claims that the failure of a ventilator and its alarm owned and supplied by the insured resulted in the claimant's mother's death, a Mississippi federal judge ruled Feb. 26, denying the insurer's motion for summary judgment (Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. v. Kavanaugh Supply LLC, et al., No. 2:11-CV-232-KS-MTP, S.D. Miss.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25944).

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