Category: EPLI

NY Court Holds Excess Liability Coverage Could Never be Triggered Where Employers’ Liability Policy Provided Unlimited Insurance CoverageFeb 26, 2018

A New York court held that an employers’ liability policy providing unlimited coverage was unambiguous and that, as a result, the insured’s excess liability policy could not be triggered. This unusual result highlights the need for careful review of insurance policies to ensure that there are no unexpected exhaustion issues when a claim is made. Click here to read the full case alert.              

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PA Clarifies Coverage for Additional InsuredsJun 02, 2015

On May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued its ruling in the Mutual Benefit Insurance Co. v. Politsopoulos case, correcting decades of confused case law interpreting the standard employer’s liability exclusion in CGL policies. Pennsylvania courts had long held, under a principle announced in a 1967 automobile liability case, that the employer’s liability exclusion barred coverage whenever an employee of a named insured sought redress for their injuries,…

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