Harassment/Slander/Defamation

Monitor’s insured, a general contractor, was sued by a worker who alleged that he was threatened and harassed while working on the jobsite of a large construction project. In his lawsuit, the claimant alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress, slander, bad faith and defamation. Monitor assigned counsel to defend the general contractor and the matter ultimately was settled through mediation for more than $100,000.

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