Hotel Operator's Negligent Failure to Prevent Sex Trafficking Precludes it from Liability Coverage >
June 14, 2018
A recent opinion of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania illustrates how operators will have to weigh the sometimes competing business and legal interests of protecting consumer/customer privacy, while also helping to combat trafficking and assault in the industry.
Third Circuit Moves Pennsylvania Courts Closer to Viewing TCPA Violations as Uncovered Acts Under BOP and CGL Policies >
September 15, 2016
In Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. Stevens & Ricci, Inc., the Third Circuit predicted that the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, if given the opportunity, would find that Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations are not covered under Businessowners (BOP) or CGL policies as a TCPA violation is not an "occurrence," and does not cause an "advertising injury."