Insurer Has Duty To Pay Settlement, Defense Costs, New York Panel Says In Reversal

(March 18, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A New York appeals panel on March 16 held that a certified home health care agency (CHHA) insured has submitted evidence demonstrating that an underlying class action complaint is covered under its general liability and professional liability insurance policies, reversing and remanding for the lower court to order the insurer to reimburse the insured $50,000 for the underlying settlement costs (Americare Certified Special Services Inc. v. Nautilus Insurance Co., No. 2014-02806, N.Y. Sup., App. Div.; 2nd Dept.; 2016 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 1784)....
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