Auto-Owners Must Cover Junk-Fax Suit, Mich. Court Says

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 7:35 PM EST) -- The Michigan Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court’s finding that a business’ general liability policy provided coverage for a lawsuit alleging it sent unwanted faxes in violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

The panel found that Tax Connection Worldwide LLC’s policy included the TCPA action under its definition of advertising injury, rejecting Auto-Owners claim that the definition of an advertising injury — an injury arising out of oral or written publication of material that violates a person’s right of privacy —...
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