INSURANCE: COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE: PERSONAL INJURY COVERAGE: INSURANCE COMPANY HAD A DUTY TO DEFEND FOUR INSURED OFFICERS, WHO WERE SUED FOR DEFAMING A FIFTH INSURED OFFICER, DURING THE COURSE OF THEIR DUTIES AS OFFICERS: INSURANCE COMPANY WITH A DUTY TO DEFEND ANY CLAIM HAS A DUTY TO DEFEND ALL CLAIMS: RULING ON DUTY TO INDEMNIFY WAS PREMATURE BECAUSE FURTHER FACTUAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH DISCOVERY OR TRIAL WAS NECESSARY

Khatib v. Old Dominion Insurance Company, ___ So. 3d ___, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2534 (Fla. 1st DCA December 5, 2014)

The appellate court reversed an order determining that a commercial general liability insurer did not have the duty to defend or indemnify four officers of the insured corporation, who were sued by a fifth officer for defaming him, … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...