Insurer Ordered To Cover ORI In Amputated Toes Suit

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 1:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that Nautilus Insurance Co. must cover Orthopedic Resources Inc.'s defense in a suit over a medical device that allegedly led to the amputation of a patient's toes, finding that a completed work exclusion does not apply.

Judge Claire V. Eagan of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma on Thursday granted ORI's motion for summary judgment, finding that the product liability suit against the Oklahoma-based company was covered by its commercial general liability policy with Nautilus.

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