Category Archives: Advertising injury

Fourth Circuit: Insurer Has a Duty to Defend Because CGL Policies Might Cover Data Breach

Here’s an interesting development in two areas close to my professional heart: technology and insurance coverage. It’s been said with some frequency in┬árecent years that traditional CGL policies do not cover losses arising from data breaches. Last week, however, the … Continue reading

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Courts Rebuff Policyholders Who Seek Defense of Antitrust Class Actions

Recently-filed lawsuits in California and Georgia follow a trend of CGL policyholders demanding defenses to antitrust conspiracy claims under the theory that the antitrust class actions seek damages for “personal and advertising injury.” The same playbook, however, has not succeeded … Continue reading

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