Insurer Says Vaping Battery Seller Not Covered By Its Policy

By Daphne Zhang (August 12, 2020, 7:57 PM EDT) -- Scottsdale Insurance Co. urged a Utah federal judge to toss a suit alleging bad faith in its defending a store owner from a vaping injury suit that resulted in a $2 million verdict, arguing that the owner has no standing because his business was not technically insured by its policy.

The carrier said Tuesday that because it has already paid the $2 million jury verdict for the online battery store owner, the owner can't bring bad faith claims against it under Florida law. Scottsdale argued that the store owner's claims are based on the premise that he and his business are...

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