1st Circ. Says Insurer Must Cover Oxford Plane Repair Suit

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Friday vacated a federal district court’s ruling that insurer Global Aerospace Inc. had no duty to defend Oxford Aviation Inc. from a product liability suit, ruling that Global’s "business risk" policy exclusions did not preclude coverage.

The First Circuit reversed a Maine federal court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of Global, which had said a number of exclusions in the commercial general liability policy Oxford held meant Global could escape defense costs for a suit by aircraft company Airlarr, which alleged Oxford...
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