Tamara Wolfson, a partner in the firm’s insurance practice, was quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article “‘Intentional injury’ exclusion may not bar coverage of negligence claim,” on December 13, 2018. In Amica Mutual Insurance Co. v. Rivera, et al., Lawyers Weekly No. 02-572-18, the “SJC found that a man’s physical actions while resisting arrest — which caused an arresting officer to lose his balance and suffer a severe knee injury — did not fall within a category of conduct for which the intent to injure could automatically be inferred.” Tamara described “the ruling as “a good reminder” of the hurdles an insurer faces when seeking to avoid coverage based on the type of exclusion at issue in Rivera.
Tamara’s practice includes representing clients in complex insurance coverage matters and bad faith litigation.
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