Insurers Fight Coverage Bid For NJ Atty's Cyber Attack Suit

By Ryan Harroff (July 20, 2022, 4:25 PM EDT) — A pair of insurers told a New Jersey federal judge Wednesday that they have no obligation to defend or indemnify a Maplewood-based attorney in an underlying suit over a cyberattack that cost his client $50,000.

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. and broker USI Insurance Services LLC filed a pair of dismissal motions looking to toss a suit by attorney Drew J. Bauman and his law office claiming Hanover wrongly refused to defend and indemnify him against his former client’s malpractice claims. Bauman’s suit says the professional liability policy he had with Hanover through USI applies to the underlying complaint, but the…

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