4th Circ. Weighs Cyber Coverage Under Traditional Insurance

By Jeff Sistrunk (March 23, 2016, 5:27 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit will hear arguments Thursday on whether Travelers must defend a medical records company against a class claim that its failure to secure a server caused records to be accessible to unauthorized users, a case experts say will have an impact on the availability of data breach coverage under commercial general liability policies.

Here, Law360 delves into the history of the case in advance of oral arguments.

What's at Stake

Policyholder Portal Healthcare LLC's coverage dispute with Travelers Indemnity Co. of America is one of the last pending cases addressing the potential for coverage of data breach incidents under...

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