Judge Finds Innocent Insured Provision Does Not Apply To Partner, Firm

Mealey's (August 10, 2016, 1:21 PM EDT) -- SAVANNAH, Ga. — A federal judge in Georgia on Aug. 9 awarded summary judgment to an insurance company seeking to rescind a general liability policy issued to a law firm, ruling that the innocent insured provision did not apply to the firm and a partner because misrepresentations on the policy application were material (Proassurance Casualty Company v. Wilson R. Smith, et al., No. 15-CV-51, S.D. Ga.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105033).

(Order available. Document #20-160826-016R.)

U.S. Judge William T. Moore Jr. of the Southern District of...
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