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Three Strikes, You’re Out: General Liability Coverage and Privacy Claims

Retailer Whiffs on Personal and Advertising Injury Coverage for ZIP Code Claims Policyholders don’t have a great batting average lately for coverage claims under general liability policies where the underlying…

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Business is Business, Says Maine Supreme Court

No Coverage under Homeowners Policy for Libel in Trade Publication The publisher of a shipping industry trade publication printed some things about a freight railroad company that the company didn’t…

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In the Age of Facebook, CGL Policy Privacy Coverage is Shrinking Fast

Until recently, purchasers of commercial general liability (CGL) insurance could count on protection for claims alleging privacy violations and breach of confidentiality.  But that was before tweeting and Facebook.  Confirming…

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Does Your CGL Policy Provide Coverage For Invasion of Privacy Actions? The Answer May Turn On Whether Privacy Rights In Your State Are Conferred By Statute or By Common Law.

While some commercial general liability policy provisions are standard, others vary considerably from carrier to carrier.  This tends to be particularly true in areas where liability law is changing relatively…

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