1st Circ. Says Insurer Isn't Liable In Cynosure Suit

Law360, New York (May 12, 2011, 8:13 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit ruled Thursday that Cynosure Inc.'s insurer does not have to cover the manufacturer in a putative class action over its practice of sending so-called blast faxes to advertise its hair removal and skin rejuvenation products.

The ruling, penned by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter sitting by designation, reversed an April 2009 district court opinion ordering St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. to cover Cynosure for attorneys' fees and costs and potential damages incurred in the underlying action.

While the district...
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