Magistrate: Insurer Has No Duty To Defend, Indemnify Suit Alleging Data Breach

Mealey's (October 26, 2016, 3:50 PM EDT) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— A federal magistrate in Alabama on Oct. 25 found that an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify against claims that confidential data of credit union customers was compromised after a grocery store insured’s computer network was hacked (Camp's Grocery, Inc.v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., No. 16-0204, N.D. Ala., Middle Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147361).

(Memorandum opinion available.  Document #13-161103-006Z.)

Data Breach

Three credit unions sued Camp's Grocery Inc. and its franchisor Piggly Wiggly LLC in the Etowah County, Ala.,...
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