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Recently, a Federal judge in the Northern District of California continued the trend of reading the “professional services” exclusion broadly. This time, to exclude coverage for a security company for security guard work. Burlington Ins. Co. v. Bay One Security, Inc., Case No. 17-CV-04734-YGR, 2018 WL 1730425 (N.D. Cal. April 10, 2018).
A truck driver for a Michigan company, driving in Georgia was seriously injured when he was injured investigating a fire near the rear of the truck. The driver then sought benefits under a Personal Injury Policy (PIP) issued to the truck owner R-1 Express, by Sentry Insurance. Odeh v. Sentry Ins., No. 337648, 2018 WL 1403572 (Mich. Ct. App. Mar. 20, 2018). His claim was denied because he was outside of the vehilce when the accident happened.
A Florida court of appeal reversed a lower court’s dismissal of an insured’s breach of contract claim against his insurer stemming from a car accident. Faris v. Southern-Owners Ins. Co., Case No. 5D16-4037, 2018 WL 1219074, (Fla. Ct. App. Mar. 9, 2018).