Tag Archives: Eleventh Circuit

Prior Acts Exclusion Does Not Preclude Coverage Where Subsequent Claim Independent from Alleged Prior Acts

In a January 23, 2018 unpublished decision (here), the Eleventh Circuit held that a D&O insurance policy’s prior acts exclusion does not preclude coverage where the subsequent claim against insured persons is “independent” from the alleged wrongful acts that occurred prior to the policy period. The appellate court’s opinion, in which it affirmed a district … Continue Reading

Eleventh Circuit Affirms HomeBanc Subprime Securities Suit Dismissal

In an unpublished per curiam opinion dated May 24, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the credit crisis-related securities class action lawsuit pending against certain former officers of the bankrupt mortgage REIT, HomeBanc. A copy of the Eleventh Circuit’s opinion can be found here.   … Continue Reading