Nyack Hosp. v Allstate Ins. Co., 2011 NY Slip Op 04644 (2d Dept. 2011)
This Medicaid crisis has spurred judicial activism from the Appellate Division, Second Department. Now an intentional act, both a coverage issue and a policy exclusion has been deemed to be the latter, to the exclusion of the former.
I swear people who practice other areas of law or PIP outside New York must look at the decisions and either laugh or cry. It is decisions like this that undoubtedly created the Unitrin monster.
Anyway, I guess I have to create a new category for precludable coverage defenses.