Insurer Needn't Cover Suit Over Cop Death: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 12:50 PM EDT) -- Finding that an “employee injury” exclusion relieved Scottsdale Insurance Co. from indemnifying and defending the city of Easton, Pa., in a suit stemming from the accidental death of a police officer, a federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's judgment in favor of the insurer.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday issued an opinion finding that the district court had erred when it ruled that Easton was entitled to coverage under the public entity policy issued by Scottsdale, a unit...
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