Panel Vacates Dismissal Of Claims Against Insurer In Negligence Coverage Dispute

(March 31, 2023, 1:58 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — A Massachusetts panel on March 31 vacated a lower court’s dismissal of an additional insured’s breach of contract, unfair business practices and declaratory judgment claims in a coverage dispute arising from an underlying negligence lawsuit prompted by a worker injury, finding that “the insured may recover its costs to prosecute an action against an insurer who admits that it has a duty to defend the insured but refuses to do so.”...

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