As Sandusky Heads To 3rd Circ., D&O Policyholders Cringe

Law360, New York (March 29, 2013, 7:23 PM EDT) -- Former college football coach Jerry Sandusky recently pressed the Third Circuit to quash a decision freeing Federal Insurance Co. from defending him against child molestation claims, setting the stage for a rare decision on coverage for sex abuse claims under directors and officers policies and potentially creating damaging precedent for policyholders, attorneys said.

The onetime assistant football coach at Pennsylvania State University on March 25 challenged a ruling that Federal Insurance should not cover his bill for battling civil and criminal sexual abuse claims because Sandusky...
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