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Insurer Tells 9th Circ. Fee Kickback Suit Not Covered

Law360, San Francisco (February 13, 2018, 9:02 PM EST) -- Hanover Insurance Co. asked the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to reverse a lower court’s finding it must defend a real estate brokerage firm in a proposed class action over an alleged kickback scheme, arguing those claims stem from alleged deceptive business practices that are excluded under its policy.

Hanover attorney Perry Shorris of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP told the panel his client does not indemnify against lawsuits alleging deceptive business practices, and that the exemption applied to litigation over the brokerage firm Paul M....
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Case Information

Case Title

Hanover Insurance Company v. Paul M. Zagaris, Inc., et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

March 17, 2017

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