It depends on the specific terms and provisions of the policy as coverage is defined. Many but not all insurance contracts specifically exclude coverage for willful unlawful acts.
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As Ms. Mccall has noted, intentional torts are rarely covered by insurance, and that fact that you appear to have settled the matter without involving your insurance company and giving them an opportunity to defend you, may also preclude coverage under your policy. Nevertheless, you can get your answer by having your policy reviewed in its entirety by a local attorney, who can advise you of your rights, options and responsibilities, and perhaps certain related procedures that will be most favorable to you now and/or in the future. You can also simply ask your insurer. Good luck!
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