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Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Broad Contract Exclusion Did Not Render Errors & Omissions Coverage “Illusory”

Posted in Breach of Contract
Applying Wisconsin law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin has held that a contract exclusion in a multi-line liability policy barred coverage for an action solely alleging breach of contract.  Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co. v. GHD Inc., 2018 WL 3304631 (E.D. Wisc. Jul. 5, 2018).  The court also… Continue Reading

Business Enterprise Exclusion Bars Coverage for Trustee Sued in His Capacity as a Director or Officer of Businesses Affiliated with Trusts

Posted in Professional Services
The Supreme Court of Wisconsin has held that a professional liability policy issued to an insured for his conduct as a trustee of two trusts afforded no coverage for a series of claims arising out of the trustee’s alleged conduct as a director or officer of businesses owned by the trusts. Marks v. Houston Cas.… Continue Reading