Judge: Insurer Has No Duty To Defend, Indemnify Insured Against TCPA Claims

Mealey's (March 31, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT) -- DENVER — A Colorado federal judge on March 28 held that an insurer has no duty to defend and indemnify against underlying claims that its insured made unpermitted telemarketing calls to consumers and potential consumers of its broadcasting products and services (ACE American Insurance Co. v. DISH Network LLC, No. 13-00560, D. Colo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40274).

(Order available. Document #13-160407-032R.)

In July 2005, the Federal Trade Commission served a civil investigative demand on EchoStar Communications Corp. and its subsidiaries, including DISH Network LLC, regarding...
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