Judge: Further Evidence Is Needed In Coverage Suit Arising From Molestation Claims
Mealey's (July 12, 2016, 12:22 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on July 8 denied an insurer’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in its lawsuit seeking equitable contribution from another insurer for $15.8 million in underlying settlements over students’ claims that a school district and its administrators were negligent in their supervision of a teacher accused of sexual molestation (Westport Insurance Corp. v. California Casualty Management Co., No. 16-01246, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88924).
(Order available. Document #13-160721-004R.)
Three students at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School in California’s...