Policyholders See Golden Ticket In Syracuse Subpoena Ruling

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 9:34 PM EST) -- A New York appeals court recently handed Syracuse University insurance for its hefty tab from government probes into alleged sexual abuse by former basketball coach Bernie Fine, a ruling that policyholders will heavily cite in their move to broaden insurance coverage for subpoena-related costs.

While the appeals court did not write up its own opinion, it approved of a lower court's holding that National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. must cover the college's bill for responding to six grand jury subpoenas in state and federal investigations over allegations that Fine molested ball boys. The investigations closed without any formal...

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