Mealey's Insurance - Judge: No Causal Link Between 'Advertising,' Alleged Injury To Trigger Coverage

Mealey's Insurance - Judge: No Causal Link Between 'Advertising,' Alleged Injury To Trigger Coverage

ABERDEEN, Miss. - The injury purportedly suffered by an insured's competitor was a result of the alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and could have occurred independent of any advertising by the insured, a Mississippi federal judge ruled March 24, finding that there is no advertising injury coverage for underlying claims against the insured (Nationwide Insurance Co. v. Lexington Relocation Services, LLC, et al., No. 1:12CV181-SA-DAS, N.D. Miss.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38308).

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