Insurer Has No Duty To Indemnify SAG For $330,000 Award, 9th Circuit Affirms

Mealey's (January 19, 2016, 12:53 PM EST) -- PASADENA, Calif. — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 15 affirmed a lower federal court’s finding that a directors and officers and entity liability insurer has no duty to indemnify the Screen Actors Guild American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (SAG) for $330,000 awarded to an actor and SAG member who filed a class action lawsuit seeking recovery of the class’ share of “foreign levy funds” (Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists v. Federal Insurance Co., No. 13-56402, 9th...
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