Professional Liability Coverage Owed To Innocent Co-Insureds, 4th Circuit Rules

Mealey's (January 19, 2016, 10:12 AM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Jan. 15 affirmed a lower federal court’s ruling that South Carolina law and equity principles dictate that an imposter’s fraudulent misrepresentations on a professional liability insurance application should not void the policy for the imposter’s innocent employer and fellow employees (Evanston Insurance Co. v. Agape Senior Primary Care, et al., No. 14-2268, 4th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 703).

(Per curiam opinion available. Document #13-160121-013Z).

Evanston Insurance Co. renewed a professional liability insurance policy in 2012...
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