Insurer Balks At Defending Sandusky In Sex Abuse Suits

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 5:02 PM EDT) -- Federal Insurance Co. on Friday asked a court for the second time to rule out coverage under a directors and officers policy for former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, arguing it would violate public policy to force an insurer to defend a convicted pedophile.

Federal Insurance brought its summary judgment motion in Pennsylvania federal court about a week after Sandusky appealed his conviction. Sandusky claims that the prosecution's evidence was insufficient and that his attorneys did not have enough time to prepare for...
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