Must Insurer Defend Apartment Manager in Security-Deposit Case
The dissenting opinion found that the other two judges misinterpreted Georgia law.
August 05, 2020 at 05:11 PM
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A majority of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has held that the underlying court erred when it found that a professional liability insurer has no duty to defend against an underlying lawsuit alleging that an insured apartment manager wrongfully withheld security deposits from current and former tenants. The case is AEGIS Electric and Gas International Services Ltd. v. ECI Management LLC, No. 19-11114 (11th Cir. July 30, 2020).
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