Insurers face $345 million school abuse lawsuit, victims say

By Hope Patti (August 22, 2022, 7:07 p.m. EDT) – Former Georgia private school students who were sexually abused by a teacher and two others have asked a state court to dismiss motions filed by Several insurers seeking to terminate a consolidated contract case for coverage of a $345 million consent judgment rendered in favor of the students.

Twenty plaintiffs, led by Mark Eubanks, said in Floyd County Superior Court on Friday that their claims for damages against Continental Casualty Co., Zurich American Insurance Co. and five other insurers should be allowed to proceed. The former students argued in an objection that they were entitled to sue the insurers to recover…

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