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Considering CGL Defense for Social Media Addiction Claims – Craig Hirsch and Tae Andrews Author Law360 Article

Apr. 29, 2024
The City of New York v. Meta Platforms Inc. lawsuit filed against social media companies seeks damages for the costs of treating children allegedly suffering from mental health issues due to addiction to social media platforms. This action may represent a potential new wave of claims against technology companies seeking damages and injunctive relief tied to the physical and mental impacts of addiction. In their Law360 article, Partner Craig Hirsch and Counsel Tae Andrews examine potential coverage issues under CGL policies the lawsuit presents, including whether the complaint alleges “bodily injury,” damages “because of” bodily injury, and bodily injury caused by an “occurrence.” Read the full article here. (Subscription required)
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