Massamont Insurance Agency, Inc. v. Utica Mutual Insurance Company

Russell F Conn

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2007

Practice Area:Litigation

Outcome:Summary judgment affirmed by First Circuit

Description:Insured insurance agency sought coverage from Utica under professional liability policy for arbitration claim that ultimately resulted in $2.5MM award aginst agency. Claim related to agency's breach of contract with insurer for whom it had agency agreement. Judge William Young of the United States District Court for the District Of Massachusetts entered summary judgment for Utica, holding that the underlying arbitration claim did not allege a aclaim for negligence or error in the rendering of professional services covered by the agency's errors and omissions policy with Utica. First Circuit affirmed.