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Federal Court ruling on CGL covering a data breach

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On Monday a Federal appeals court in Virginia upheld a lower federal court ruling that held a Commercial General Liability (CGL) may in fact cover a data breach.  The legal battle involves the Personal Injury insuring agreement and the coverage under the Personal Injury coverage part is often ambiguous. 

In the underlying case, The Travelers Indemnity Company of America was required to provide a defense for its insured, Portal Healthcare Solutions, LLC, for an underlying data breach class action filed against Portal by customers whose private medical information was posted on the intranet. 

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