Travelers Wants To Duck Coverage Of Realtor Copyright Suits

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 2:23 PM EDT) -- Travelers Casualty Insurance Co. of America asked a California federal court to declare it does not owe coverage for copyright suits against the operators of a real estate listing website because the site's operators willfully infringed the copyrights of the two rival companies that sued.

In a complaint filed May 22, Travelers claims that, because of exclusions in the policy held by American Home Realty Network Inc. of "knowing violation of the rights of another," the insurer is not obligated to provide defense and indemnity from...
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