Insurers Dodge Coverage Of Libel Suits In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Monday let three insurers off the hook in two suits seeking coverage for a $1.48 million defamation judgment against First Advantage Litigation Consulting LLC, agreeing with a lower court that none of them had a duty to defend or indemnify First Advantage.

In a nonprecedential summary order, the court said American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co., Federal Insurance Co. and Zurich American Insurance Co. lacked any obligation to defend and indemnify First Advantage, a company that handles finance industry investigations, in defending...
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