Insurer Told To Pay Defense In Organ Harvesting Case

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Specialty National Insurance Co. will have to cover defense costs for a Brooklyn funeral home alleged to have engaged in an illegal body part, organ and tissue harvesting scheme that was famously exposed in 2005, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Sidney H. Stein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Monday that English Brothers Funeral Home was entitled to coverage for defense costs under business owners liability and death care services professional liability policies bought from Specialty in August...
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