Judge: No Coverage For Insured’s Sales Commission Dispute With Former Employee

Mealey's (July 26, 2016, 10:54 AM EDT) -- DULUTH, Minn. — A Minnesota federal judge entered judgment in favor of an insurer on July 25, three days after finding that the insurer’s duty to defend or indemnify a food marketing and distribution company insured was never triggered because the insured failed to notify the insurer “as soon as practicable” of an underlying lawsuit brought by the insured’s former employee (Food Market Merchandising Inc. v. Scottsdale Indemnity Co., No. 15-2874, D. Minn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96234).

(Judgment available. Document #13-160804-010Z. Memorandum opinion and order...
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