Employment-Related Practices Exclusion Bars Coverage, Federal Judge Rules

Mealey's (December 7, 2015, 9:51 AM EST) -- MIAMI — A Florida federal judge on Nov. 30 found that a general liability insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify its insured against an underlying lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, assault and battery, and negligent hiring, supervision, training and retention (Carly Singer v. Colony Insurance Co., No. 14-22310, S.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160207).

(Order available. Document #13-151210-001R.)

On March 16, 2012, Carly Singer sued her former employer, Latitude Solutions Inc. and its Chief Financial Officer Matthew J. Cohen for assault, battery, intentional infliction...
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