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Split Arises In Virginia On Employer Liability Insurance Exclusion

Published on June 17, 2009

After a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia holding that a business insurance carrier must defend an employer after a workplace shooting leads to a negligence action by the employee's estate (see article here), a split has arisen between the Eastern and Western Districts.  According to the article, a decision from the Western District reaching the opposite conclusion is on appeal to the 4th Circuit. Although this was not an EPLI case, it is a good reminder ...


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