‘Tortured Attempts To Impose Duty To Defend’ Should Be Rejected, Insurer Argues

(September 30, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — An insurer argued on Sept. 10 that a insured’s “tortured attempts to impose a duty to defend” under the malicious prosecution clause of a business/technology insurance policy “are contrary to the law, misstate the record, and should be rejected” by the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Adam J. Hammond v. United States Liability Insurance Co., No. 15-1349, 3rd Cir.).

(Appellee’s brief available. Document #13-151001-016B.)

Adam J. Hammond worked as an independent contractor from December 2010 through December 2011 designing, programming and developing computer...
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