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Mealey's Insurance - Extrinsic Facts In Collapse Suit Placed Insurer On Notice Of Possible Defense Duty

NATCHEZ, Miss. - A Mississippi federal judge on Jan. 30 determined than an insurer is not entitled to summary judgment on the issue of its duty to defend an insured for an underlying lawsuit arising out of the collapse of an insured building because there was sufficient extrinsic evidence available to the insurer that provided the insurer with notice that it may have a duty to defend the underlying lawsuit (Hudson Specialty Insurance Co. v. Talex Enterprises LLC, et al., S.D. Miss., 17-137, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15412).
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