Monthly Archives: April 2014

No Coverage for Alleged Violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act

A recent unpublished decision from the Western District of Washington provides yet another example of a court endorsing limits on general commercial insurer responsibility in the area of consumer privacy violations. In Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA

Posted in Video Privacy Protection Act

No Duty to Defend in Sony’s Cyberattack Suits

A recent decision by a New York state trial court judge has the potential to spark an enormous expansion of the data breach coverage marketplace. Until now, many policyholders have been reluctant to buy additional insurance under the assumption that

Posted in Cyberattack
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