Insurers See Hope in BIPA Coverage Battle with NC Decision


By Daphne Zhang (Oct 4, 2021, 8:28 p.m. EDT) – Insurers battling coverage for lawsuits under Illinois’ Biometric Information Protection Act saw a silver lining when a federal court in North Carolina said three liability insurers in the Hanover Insurance Group did not have to defend themselves. a logistics company in employee BIPA suit.

A North Carolina federal court has ruled that an exclusion in three Hanover insurance policies prohibits coverage in a lawsuit alleging a violation of Illinois biometric privacy law. (AP Photo / Martin Cleaver) Last week, the district court released Massachusetts Bay Insurance Co., Hanover American Insurance Co. and Hanover Insurance Co. from having to cover Impact Fulfillment Services in a class action lawsuit proposed by Impact …

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