Duty To Defend Was Not Triggered, Insurer Argues To 9th Circuit

(September 28, 2016, 1:59 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — An employment practices liability insurer has asked the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a lower federal court’s ruling that it had a duty to defend its insured against an underlying class action lawsuit (PHP Insurance Service Inc., et al. v. Greenwich Insurance Co., No. 16-15083, 9th Cir.).

On Nov. 19, 2012, Huong Ho and Kevin Nguyen filed a class action lawsuit against PHP Insurance Service Inc., PHP Group Inc. and Trung Tran (collectively, PHP) in the Santa Clara, Calif., Superior...
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