The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama has held that alleged constitutional due process violations under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 do not constitute professional services “caused by the negligence” of an insured.  Madison County v. Evanston Ins. Co., 2018 WL 4680213 (N.D. Ala. Sept. 28, 2018).

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, applying Florida law, has held that an insurer did not breach its duty to defend or indemnify an insured where the insured’s defense and settlement costs were paid by its contractual indemnitor. MapleWood Partners, L.P. v. Indian Harbor Ins. Co., 2016 WL 3553212 (11th Cir. June 30, 2016).
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