Panel Asked To Determine Whether Policy Exclusions Were Properly Applied

Mealey's (May 11, 2016, 10:14 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Parties in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit asked the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to determine whether a federal district court properly applied two business risk exclusions to a commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy when it granted summary judgment in favor of the insurer (Archer Western Contractors Ltd. v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, No. 15-55648, 9th Cir.).

Archer Western Contractors Ltd. (AWC) purchased CGL insurance policies from Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. and...
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