Insurers Say Cancer Center On Its Own In Data Breach Suits

By Nathan Hale (September 27, 2016, 8:47 PM EDT) -- Charter Oak Fire Insurance Co. and Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America asked a Florida federal court Monday to rule that they have no duty to defend 21st Century Oncology cancer centers in suits stemming from a September 2015 data breach that affected nearly 2 million clients.

The insurers filed their complaint in response to 17 class actions pending in Florida and California for which Fort Myers, Florida-based 21st Century Oncology Inc. and its related entities have sought coverage on two policies with Charter Oak and an excess coverage policy issued by Travelers.

The insurers hold that the assortment of allegations...

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