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“Violation of statutes” exclusion bars coverage of video privacy suit

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A federal district court applying Washington law recently found that there was no coverage for violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA

Invasion of privacy exclusion in D&O policy bars coverage for alleged TCPA violations

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2014

The United States District Court for the Central District of California has held that an invasion of privacy exclusion in a D&O policy barred

Professional services exclusion does not bar coverage for deceptive advertising claim

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2014

Applying Rhode Island law, the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has held that a professional services exclusion does not

No coverage for class action where all claims were first made or related back to claims first made prior to the policy period

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Applying Michigan law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has held that an art gallery's professional liability

Professional services exclusion ambiguous as to service not specified within exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2012

A New York trial court has held that a professional services exclusion is ambiguous as applied to art authentication services where the exclusion lists other unrelated services as examples of excluded activity

No coverage for false advertising claims under three separate policies

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2010

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts held that multiple insurers had no obligation to defend or indemnify a policyholder against suits filed by a competitor and consumers alleging false and deceptive advertising

Libel suit for pre-policy newspaper articles not a “known loss”

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2009

Applying Massachusetts law, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has held that the "known loss" doctrine did not bar coverage for a libel lawsuit arising in part out of articles published before the insured newspaper applied for the policy because the loss was not substantially certain when the policy was obtained

“Negligent publication” does not include false advertising or negligent misrepresentation

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2008

The United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying California law, has held that a professional liability policy including coverage for "negligent publication" did not include coverage for class action lawsuits alleging negligent misrepresentation, false advertising and related counts

“Negligent publication” does not include false advertising or negligent misrepresentation

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2008

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying California law, has held that a professional liability policy including coverage for “negligent publication” did not include coverage for class action lawsuits alleging negligent misrepresentation, false advertising, and related counts