Debunking Insurance Myths About Coverage for Intentional Conduct

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Hosts Lynda Bennett and Eric Jesse explain why it's a mistake to assume that there is no insurance coverage for intentional conduct, and discuss possible ways to find coverage for these kinds of claims. Emphasizing— as always— the importance of the explicit wording of each policy, our hosts discuss D&O policies that do cover defense costs and settlements for intentional conduct and commercial general liability policies that do cover intentional torts, like defamation, liable, slander, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution. See more +
Hosts Lynda Bennett and Eric Jesse explain why it's a mistake to assume that there is no insurance coverage for intentional conduct, and discuss possible ways to find coverage for these kinds of claims. Emphasizing— as always— the importance of the explicit wording of each policy, our hosts discuss D&O policies that do cover defense costs and settlements for intentional conduct and commercial general liability policies that do cover intentional torts, like defamation, liable, slander, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution. They also explore how such factors as the nature of the claim, intent of the parties, and applicable legal standard may all impact coverage.

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Lynda A. Bennett, Partner and Chair, Insurance Recovery

Eric Jesse, Partner, Insurance Recovery

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