Policyholders See Golden Ticket In Syracuse Subpoena Ruling

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 9:34 PM EST) -- A New York appeals court recently handed Syracuse University insurance for its hefty tab from government probes into alleged sexual abuse by former basketball coach Bernie Fine, a ruling that policyholders will heavily cite in their move to broaden insurance coverage for subpoena-related costs.

While the appeals court did not write up its own opinion, it approved of a lower court's holding that National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. must cover the college's bill for responding to six grand jury subpoenas in state and...
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