Insuring Against Claims Of Sexual Misconduct

Law360, New York (December 19, 2011, 12:41 PM EST) -- Sexual abuse claims have long been a source of potential liability against “organizational” defendants, including schools, school boards, churches and other religious entities and organizations. Recent events, such as the sexual abuse scandals at Penn State University and Syracuse University, have cast a renewed spotlight on sexual abuse claims.

As a result, organizations face an increased threat of litigation brought by victims of sexual abuse seeking to hold the organizations civilly responsible for the abuser’s wrongful conduct.

Fortunately, insurance policies already purchased by organizational defendants may...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.