Judge: Insured's Attempt To Implicate Advertising Injury 'Is Simply Too Strained'

Judge: Insured's Attempt To Implicate Advertising Injury 'Is Simply Too Strained'

SAN FRANCISCO - An insured has failed to demonstrate that the claims made against it in an underlying multidistrict litigation trigger its commercial general liability insurance policy's "advertising injury" provisions, a California federal judge ruled July 19, granting the insurer's motion for summary judgment in a coverage dispute over an alleged price-fixing conspiracy involving flat panels incorporated into electronic products (Epson Electronics America Inc. v. Tokio Marine and Nachido Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, etc., No. C 12-4592 RS, N.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101430).

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