Judge: No Reasonable Diligence Was Exercised In Discovering Insurer’s Identity

Mealey's (July 14, 2016, 2:04 PM EDT) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama federal judge on July 12 held that a plaintiff did not exercise reasonable diligence in attempting to discover the identity of a defendant’s errors and omissions insurer and, as a result, the notice of a claim was untimely and coverage was not triggered (Henry Nelson v. Northland Insurance Co., No.14-00112, N.D. Ala., Southern Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89996).

(Memorandum opinion available. Document #13-160721-019Z.)

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