Judge: Insurer Has No Duty To Defend Insured In Underlying Action

(October 23, 2015, 12:34 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — An insurer had no duty to defend its insured under the terms of a commercial general liability insurance policy, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Oct. 15, because the claims made against the insured in the underlying action did not trigger any of the duty-to-defend provisions of the insurance policy (Everest Indemnity Insurance Co. v. Valley Forge Inc., No. 15-593, E.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140277).

(Opinion available. Document #07-151026-036Z.)

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