W.R. Berkley Unit Denies Duty To Cover TCPA Fax Blast Deal

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A W.R. Berkley Corp. subsidiary asked a Washington federal court on Friday to release it from footing a settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action, arguing that its policyholder's unsolicited fax blasting did not amount to a covered personal and advertising injury.

Nautilus Insurance Co. filed a request for summary judgment in a legal fight with GF Protection Inc., which manufactures fall protection equipment for construction workers, over coverage for the underlying class action.

The insurer argued there was no personal and advertising injury...
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