Insurer Must Indemnify School For Sex Abuse: Court

Law360 (April 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A state court has ruled that Virginia Surety Co. must indemnify Adventure Quest Inc. if the school is found liable in a sexual abuse case, overturning a lower court's ruling that Adventure Quest was barred from coverage under a clause in its insurance policy.

In an opinion filed Friday in the Supreme Court of Vermont, Associate Justice John Dooley wrote that the Windsor Superior Court had erred in granting summary judgment to Virginia Surety, which had intervened in the abuse case, and reversed and remanded the...
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