Nationwide Boots 3rd-Party Coverage Claim In TCPA Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A Missouri federal judge rejected St. Louis Heart Center Inc.’s bid to force Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. to cover one of its policyholders in a junk fax class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, saying Monday that St. Louis Heart lacks standing.

Nationwide filed a suit in January seeking a declaration that it has no duty to defend its insured, Harris Medical Associates LLC, in underlying litigation brought by St. Louis Heart. The proposed class action is based on Harris’ alleged transmission of six...
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