1st Circuit: Insurer Owes Defense For Suit Alleging Unfair Business Practices

Mealey's (April 20, 2016, 11:07 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 19 affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a professional liability insurer has a duty to defend against an underlying lawsuit alleging that its insured committed unfair business practices in violation of California Business and Professions Code Section 17200 and negligently interfered with prospective economic advantage (Utica Mutual Insurance Co. v. Herbert H. Landy Insurance Agency Inc., et al., No. 15-1220, 1st Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7041).

(Opinion available. Document #13-160421-021Z.)

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