This case examines whether a commercial liability policy incurs an unexpected duty to defend or indemnify a hotel in a sex trafficking lawsuit.
Insurance Coverage Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision limits the scope of an insured’s assignment of rights against their carrier, The Commerce Insurance Company.
A homeowner’s suit only alleging a contractor caused damage does not state an “occurrence” necessary for CGL coverage.
Federal court rules standard fire policy bars innocent insured exclusion when other insured intentionally caused loss.