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Insurers Balk at Defending Sexual Misconduct Claims; Weinstein No Exception

While Harvey Weinstein’s insurers have reportedly agreed to pay $47 million to settle civil suits against the movie producer, most policyholders should prepare for an epic legal battle just to get their insurers to defend them against accusations of sexual …

Harvey Weinstein Sex Abuse Claims Settling for $47 Million

Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced film mogul charged with rape, reached a tentative $47 million settlement with accusers, potentially putting an end to many of the civil complaints against him, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The money …

Sexual Violence Stories can Become ‘Trauma Porn,’ #MeToo Founder Says

VANCOUVER, Canada — The founder of the #MeToo movement that inspired countless women to reveal stories of sexual violence said on Thursday women can be just as powerful by not sharing their experiences, which can become grist for “trauma porn.” …

Weinstein Seeks Jurors’ Ruling on Sex Assault Insurance Coverage

Harvey Weinstein wants jurors to decide whether Chubb Ltd. and other insurers are acting in “bad faith” by refusing to pay to defend him against nearly a dozen lawsuits accusing him of assaulting or sexually harassing women over a period …

Can Female-led Companies Curtail Sexual Misconduct?

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in …