Coinstar, Redbox Can't Collect Coverage For Privacy Suit
By Michael Lipkin
Law360, Los Angeles (February 28, 2014, 7:50 PM ET) -- A Washington federal judge on Friday granted National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa.'s bid to not defend Coinstar Inc. and Redbox Inc. in a putative class action accusing them of illegally keeping customers' rental histories and then using the information for marketing purposes.
U.S. District Judge John Coughenour granted the insurer's motion for partial summary judgment, declaring that it had no duty to indemnify or defend Coinstar and its Redbox unit. The insurance company had argued that its policy only protected Redbox from personal...