Waterlogged tenants fail to sink privity requirement at COA

Although the tenants of an office that flooded after a sprinkler system malfunctioned floated “compelling arguments” as to why the sprinkler company should reimburse their insurance carriers for the damage, the Court of Appeals of Indiana was anchored by precedent which holds that the requirement of privity still stands in the property-damage context.

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Evolving law addresses coverage after hack

In what one justice described as an “emerging area of law,” the Indiana Supreme Court recently issued an opinion that insurance lawyers say provides, for the first time, concrete guidance in Indiana on how far computer fraud insurance can extend against hacks.

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