Judge: Insurers Have Duty To Defend False Advertising Claims Against Fish Seller

Mealey's (March 28, 2016, 12:16 PM EDT) -- HONOLULU — A Hawaii federal judge held on March 24 that insurers have a duty to defend their fish seller insured against an underlying lawsuit alleging false advertising, further finding that there are genuine issues of material fact that preclude granting the insured’s motion for summary judgment regarding its breach of contract counterclaim (The Hanover Insurance Co., et al. v. Anova Food LLC, et al., No. 14-00281, D. Hawaii; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38947).

(Order available. Document #13-160407-023R).

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