No Coverage For Alleged $100,000 Loss Due To Computer Fraud, 9th Circuit Affirms

Mealey's (June 29, 2016, 11:19 AM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 28 affirmed that an insurance policy’s “authorized representative” exclusion bars coverage for an insured’s claim seeking reimbursement of $100,000 in losses arising from computer fraud (Southern California Counseling Center v. Great American Insurance Co., No. 14-56169, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 11825).

(Opinion available. Document #13-160707-034Z.)

Computer Fraud

The Southern California Counseling Center (SCCC) sued its insurer Great American Insurance Co. (GAIC) for breach of contract and bad faith and sought a declaration...
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