Earlier this week, Eustis Insurance Co. (Eustis) filed a third-party complaint against wholesale insurance broker, R-T Specialty, Inc. (R-T Specialty), after the broker allegedly failed to properly advise New Hotel Monteleone, Inc. (Hotel Monteleone) about its cybersecurity exposures and coverage that R-T Specialty was tasked to procure. The case represents another example of the exposure that might result from a failure to engage brokers and coverage counsel experienced in the risks to be insured. This potential is especially significant when it comes to cyber exposures, which are vastly different from the legacy exposures that brokers and insurers are accustomed to handling.

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