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Southern District Federal Court Judgement on the Pleadings

On February 21, 2017, Steven Cookston and Ewin Henson obtained a Judgment on the Pleadings declaring that Acadia Insurance Company had no duty to defend its insured under a Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy, against a claim based upon a sexual assault of a dormitory resident.  This ruling was based upon the Abuse or Molestation Exclusion contained in the policy.  This decision was rendered in Acadia Insurance Company v. Pearl River Community College et al; United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Southern Division, Civil Action No. 1:16CV182-LG-RHW.

Laura Beth Lott