Bryan Petrilla Pens Article about Related Claims Decision in Delaware D&O Case

Stewart Smith Partner Bryan Petrilla was recently published in the D&O Diary, a widely read Directors & Officers insurance blog, writing an article about the Delaware Supreme Court decision in First Solar v. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA. The article, “Must Claims be ‘Fundamentally Identical’ to be ‘Related’? The Delaware Supreme Court Weighs In,” discusses a timely and hotly contested topic: whether claims can only be deemed “related” under D&O policies if they are “fundamentally identical,” despite that language not appearing in the policies. Bryan shines sunlight on why the First Solar court rejected that standard, and he shares the court’s critical guidance on what “relatedness” will mean going forward.

Read the article.