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ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY et al v. SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA et al Complaint

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FILED: NEW YORK COUNTY CLERK 07/20/2011
NYSCEF DOC. NO. 1
INDEX NO. 651982/2011 RECEIVED NYSCEF: 07/20/2011
SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NEW YORK ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY and ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY LTD. Plaintiffs, SUMMONS -againstIndex No.: SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA, SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC, SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT LLC, SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT, INC., SONY NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT INTERNATIONAL LLC, SONY NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, INC., SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT, INC., SONY OF CANADA, LTD., SONY CORPORATION, MITSUI SUMITOMO INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PA., ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, A-K INSURANCE COMPANIES (FICTITIOUS DEFENDANTS), and L-Z INSURANCE COMPANIES (FICTITIOUS DEFENDANTS), Defendants. To The Above-Named Defendants: YOU ARE SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your Answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance, on the plaintiffs' attorneys within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within thirty (30) days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York); and in case of Date Purchased: Plaintiffs Designate New York County as the place of trial The basis venue is the residence of Plaintiff Zurich American Insurance Company
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Sony Network Entertainment America, Inc. Corporation Service Company 2711 Centerville Road Suite 400 Wilmington, DE 19808 Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. 875 Avenue Of Americas Suite 501 New York, NY 10001 Sony of Canada, Ltd. 115 Gordon Baker Road Toronto, Ontario M2H 3R6 Sony Corporation 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075, Japan United States Office 550 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Of America 15 Independence Blvd Po Box 4602 Warren, NJ 07059-0602 National Union Fire Insurance Company Of Pittsburgh, Pa. 70 Pine St New York, NY 10270 ACE American Insurance Company Po Box 1000 436 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
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COUGHLIN DUFFY LLP Wall Street Plaza 88 Pine Street, 28th Floor New York, NY 10005 (212) 483-0105 Attorneys for Plaintiffs, Zurich American Insurance Company and Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NEW YORK ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY and ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY LTD. Plaintiffs, -againstSONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA, SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC, SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT LLC, SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT, INC., SONY NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT INTERNATIONAL LLC, SONY NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, INC., SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT, INC., SONY OF CANADA, LTD., SONY CORPORATION, MITSUI SUMITOMO INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PA., ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, A-K INSURANCE COMPANIES (FICTITIOUS DEFENDANTS), and L-Z INSURANCE COMPANIES (FICTITIOUS DEFENDANTS), Defendants. Plaintiffs, Zurich American Insurance Company (“ZAIC”) and Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. (“ZIC”), by way of Complaint for Declaratory Judgment against Defendants, Sony Corporation of America (“SCA”), Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. (“SCEI”), Sony COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY JUDGMENT Index No.: Plaintiffs designate New York County as the place of trial. The basis of venue is the residence of Plaintiff, Zurich American Insurance Company.
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Computer Entertainment America LLC (“SCEA”), Sony Online Entertainment LLC (“SOE”), Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (“SNEI”), Sony Network Entertainment America, Inc. (“SNEA”), Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. (“SPEI”), Sony of Canada, Ltd. (“SC”), Sony Corporation (collectively, “Sony Defendants”), Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company of America (“MSICA”), National Union Fire Insurance Company Of Pittsburgh, PA. (“National Union”), ACE American Insurance Company (“ACE”), A-K Insurance Companies (fictitious defendants), and L-Z Insurance Companies (fictitious defendants) (collectively, “Defendant Insurers”), allege and say as follows: INTRODUCTION 1. This is an action for declaratory relief to settle important questions concerning the
Sony Defendants’ claims for insurance coverage relating to numerous class action lawsuits, miscellaneous claims, and potential actions instituted by one or more state attorney general’s offices arising out of one or more of the cyber-attacks perpetrated by computer “hackers” on the PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment network, and Sony Pictures network, which acts are alleged to have resulted in the unauthorized access to and alleged theft of the named plaintiffs and putative class members’ personal identification and financial information. 2. The Sony Defendants have provided ZAIC and ZIC with notice of these class
action lawsuits, miscellaneous claims, and potential attorney general actions, and have demanded that ZAIC and ZIC defend and potentially indemnify them under certain policies of insurance issued by ZAIC and ZIC. 3. ZAIC and ZIC thus file this lawsuit in order to obtain a declaration that they are
not obligated to defend or indemnify any of the Sony Defendants for the claims asserted in the
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class action lawsuits, miscellaneous claims, or potential future actions instituted by any state attorney general. THE PARTIES 4. Plaintiff, ZAIC, is a New York corporation engaged in the insurance business
with a statutory home office located at One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 53rd Floor, New York, New York 10006, and a main administrative office or principal place of business located at 1400 American Lane, Schaumburg, Illinois 60196. It is authorized to transact business and has transacted business in the State of New York. 5. Plaintiff, ZIC, is a foreign corporation that is engaged in the insurance business,
including the issuance of insurance policies in Canada through its Canadian branch. 6. Upon information and belief, Defendant, SCA, is a Delaware corporation with a
principal place of business in New York, New York, and transacts business in the State of New York. 7. Upon information and belief, Defendant, SCEI, is a Japanese corporation and
transacts business in the State of New York. 8. Upon information and belief, Defendant, SCEA, is a Delaware limited liability
company and transacts business in the State of New York. 9. Upon information and belief, Defendant, SOE, is a Delaware limited liability
company and transacts business in the State of New York. 10. Upon information and belief, Defendant, SNEI, is a Delaware limited liability
company and transacts business in the State of New York. 11. Upon information and belief, Defendant, SNEA, is a Delaware corporation and
transacts business in the State of New York.
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12.
Upon information and belief, Defendant, SPEI, is a Delaware corporation and
transacts business in New York. 13. Upon information and belief, Defendant, Sony Corporation, is a Japanese
Corporation and transacts business in New York. 14. Upon information and belief, Sony of Canada, Ltd. is a Canadian company that
transacts business in New York. 15. Upon information and belief, Defendant, MSICA, is a New York corporation with It is authorized to transact business and has
a principal place of business in New York. transacted business in the State of New York. 16.
Upon information and belief, Defendant, National Union, is a New York
corporation engaged in the insurance business with a principal place of business in New York, New York. It is authorized to transact business and has transacted business in the State of New York. 17. Upon information and belief, Defendant, ACE, is a Pennsylvania corporation
engaged in the insurance business with a principal place of business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is authorized to transact business and has transacted business in the State of New York. 18. Upon information and belief, Defendants, A-K Insurance Companies (fictitious
entities) are insurance companies that participated as quota share excess insurers on excess liability insurance policies issued to the Sony Defendants during the relevant time period. Upon information and belief, A-K Insurance Companies are authorized to transact business and have transacted business in the State of New York.
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Upon information and belief, Defendants, L-Z Insurance Companies are insurance
companies that issued primary and/or excess policies of insurance to the Sony Defendants. Upon information and belief, L-Z Insurance Companies are authorized to transact business and have transacted business in the State of New York. FACTUAL BACKGROUND 20. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants manufacture, market, promote,
advertise, distribute and sell electronic gaming and entertainment devices, including PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 (collectively, “PlayStation”) and PlayStation Portable (“PSP”). 21. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants also operate and maintain one
or more online gaming and entertainment networks known as the PlayStation Network, Qriocity (collectively, “PSN”), and Sony Online Entertainment (“SOE Network”), that allow consumers to purchase and download games, music, movies and other content to their PlayStation, PSP or other Sony or Sony-compatible devices, as well as participate in multiplayer online gaming. 22. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants market, promote, advertise and
sell their products, content and online services through internet websites that have been created, operated, and maintained by the Sony Defendants, including the PlayStation website, PSN website, and SOE Network website. 23. Upon information and belief, to access the PlayStation Network and SOE
Network, customers enter the Sony Defendants’ internet websites and provide the Sony Defendants with personal identification information and, in some instances, financial information such as credit card or debit card information. 24. Upon information and belief, on or about April 16, 2011, computer hackers
unlawfully gained access to the SOE Network, allegedly resulting in the unauthorized access to
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and theft of personal identification and financial information of approximately 25 million SOE Network customers/users. 25. Upon information and belief, on or about April 17 to 19, 2011, computer hackers
unlawfully gained access to the PSN, allegedly resulting in the unauthorized access to and theft of personal identification and financial information of approximately 77 million PSN customers/users. 26. Upon information and belief, following the discovery of the computer hackers’
unauthorized intrusion into the PSN and SOE Network, the Sony Defendants took the PSN and SOE Network offline for a period of time. 27. Upon information and belief, on June 3, 2011, computer hackers unlawfully
gained access to the SPEI Network, allegedly resulting in the unauthorized access to and theft of personal information of thousands of SPEI customers. CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS 28. As a result of the cyber attacks and the criminal hackers’ unauthorized access to
and alleged theft of PSN, SOE Network, and SPEI Network customers’ personal identification and financial information, the Sony Defendants have been named as defendants in 55 class action complaints filed in the United States and 3 class action lawsuits instituted in Canada (collectively, “Class Action Complaints”). Attached as Exhibit A is a list of the 58 class action lawsuits instituted against the Sony Defendants. 29. 30. Four of the Class Action Complaints have been filed in New York federal courts. The Class Action Complaints have been instituted on behalf of the individual
named plaintiffs and similarly situated purchasers/customers/users of PlayStation, PSP, PSN, SPEI, and SOE Network.
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31.
The Class Action Complaints generally allege that the named plaintiffs and
putative class members purchased the Sony Defendants’ products, including the PlayStation and PSP. 32. The Class Action Complaints also generally allege that the named plaintiffs and
putative class members maintained accounts for the PSN and SOE Network for the purpose of purchasing and downloading games, music, movies and other content to their PlayStation, PSP or other Sony or Sony-compatible devices, as well as to participate in multiplayer online gaming. 33. To create and maintain their accounts for the PSN and SOE Network, the named
plaintiffs and putative class members are alleged to have provided the Sony Defendants with their personal identification information, and in some instances financial information 34. The Class Action Complaints generally allege that the named plaintiffs and
putative class members have suffered damages as a result of the unauthorized access to and alleged theft of their personal identification and financial information that was maintained by the Sony Defendants on the PSN and SOE Network. 35. The Class Action Complaints also generally allege that the named plaintiffs and
putative class members suffered damages as a result of the Sony Defendants’ delay in notifying them of the cyber attack and unauthorized access to and theft of their personal identification and financial information. 36. The Class Action Complaints also generally allege that the named plaintiffs and
putative class members suffered damages as a result of the shut down of the PSN and SOE Network following the cyber attacks.
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37.
Although not uniform in the particular causes of action alleged, the Class Action
Complaints generally assert common law claims and federal and state statutory violations against the Sony Defendants. 38. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants have also been the subject of
investigations conducted by one or more state attorney general’s offices, the Federal Trade Commission, and the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade relating to the cyber attacks and the criminal hackers’ alleged unauthorized access to and theft of PSN and SEO Network customers’ personal identification and financial information. 39. The Sony Defendants have tendered the Class Action Complaints, miscellaneous
claims, and various investigative inquiries to ZAIC and ZIC, and have demanded that ZAIC and ZIC defend and indemnify them for the claims asserted. 40. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants have also tendered the Class
Action Complaints, miscellaneous claims, and various investigative inquiries to the Defendant Insurers. THE ZAIC AND ZIC POLICIES 41. ZAIC issued SCEA a primary commercial general liability insurance policy
bearing policy number GLO 3036801 01 effective for the policy period April 1, 2011, to April 1, 2012 (the “ZAIC Primary Policy”). 42. New York. 43. The ZAIC Primary Policy is subject to a self insured retention. The ZAIC Primary Policy was brokered, negotiated, underwritten and issued in
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44.
The ZAIC Primary Policy provides, under Coverage Part A, coverage for “bodily
injury” and “property damage” caused by an “occurrence,” as those terms are defined under the policy. 45. Coverage Part A of the ZAIC Primary Policy is subject to various applicable
definitions, exclusions and endorsements. 46. The ZAIC Primary Policy provides, under Coverage Part B, coverage for
“personal and advertising injury,” which is defined to include only specifically enumerated “personal and advertising injury” offenses. 47. Coverage Part B of the ZAIC Primary Policy is also subject to various applicable
definitions, exclusions and endorsements. 48. ZAIC issued SCA a following form excess liability policy bearing policy number
AEC 9303658 08 for the period April 1, 2011, to April 1, 2012 (the “ZAIC Excess Policy”). 49. New York. 50. to SCA. 51. The ZAIC Excess Policy, except as otherwise provided, “follows the definitions, The ZAIC Excess Policy is part of a quota share excess layer of insurance issued The ZAIC Excess Policy was brokered, negotiated, underwritten and issued in
terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions” of a lead umbrella policy issued by National Union to SCA. 52. The ZAIC Excess Policy is subject to various applicable definitions, exclusions
and endorsements not set forth in the lead umbrella policy issued by National Union to SCA.
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53.
Coverage under the ZAIC Excess Policy does “not apply unless and until the
insured or the insured’s underlying insurance has paid or is obligated to pay the full amount of the Underlying Limits of Insurance.” 54. Pursuant to the terms of the ZAIC Excess Policy, ZAIC has no duty to defend
SCA or any other named insured, even upon the exhaustion of the Underlying Insurance. 55. ZIC issued SCEA a primary commercial general liability insurance policy bearing
policy number 8835231 and effective April 1, 2011, to April 1, 2012 (“ZIC Canada Policy”). 56. The ZIC Canada Policy provides coverage for “bodily injury,” “property
damage,” “advertising injury” and “personal injury liability” covered under the terms of the policy. 57. Coverage under the ZIC Canada Policy is subject to a self-insured retention and
various applicable definitions, exclusions and endorsements. THE DEFENDANT INSURERS’ POLICIES 58. Upon information and belief, MSICA issued SCA a primary commercial general
liability insurance policy effective for the policy period April 1, 2011, to April 1, 2012 (the “MSICA Policy”). 59. National Union issued SCA (in New York) a commercial umbrella policy (lead
umbrella policy) bearing policy number 25030256 effective for the policy period April 1, 2011, to April 1, 2012 (the “National Union Policy”). 60. The National Union Policy includes Endorsement # 1 – Schedule of Underlying
Insurance, which identifies the ZAIC Primary Policy, ZIC Canada Policy and MSICA Policy, as well as other policies, as Underlying Insurance.
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61.
The National Union Policy provides coverage for “bodily injury,” “property
damage,” and “personal injury and advertising injury” caused by an “occurrence” and covered under the terms of the policy. 62. The National Union Policy defines “personal injury and advertising injury” to
only include specifically enumerated offenses. 63. The National Union Policy includes various applicable definitions, exclusions and
endorsements that apply to claims for “bodily injury,” “property damages” and “personal injury and advertising injury.” 64. Upon information and belief, ACE issued SCA a following form excess liability
insurance policy that follows form to and affords coverage in excess of the National Union Policy (“ACE Policy”). 65. The ZAIC Excess Policy affords coverage in excess of the National Union Policy
and ACE Policy. 66. Upon information and belief, A-K Insurance Companies issued SCA quota share
excess insurance policies as part of the quota share excess layer of insurance that includes the ZAIC Excess Policy. 67. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants may have purchased additional
primary and excess insurance policies under which the Sony Defendants may be entitled to coverage for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints. L-Z Insurance Companies have been named as fictitious defendants and are insurance companies that may have issued such policies to the Sony Defendants.
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AS AND FOR A FIRST CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE SONY DEFENDANTS Declaratory Judgment as to ZAIC Primary Policy 68. herein. 69. The only Sony Defendant that qualifies as a named insured under the ZAIC ZAIC repeats and realleges all allegations of the Complaint as if set forth at length
Primary Policy is SCEA. 70. ZAIC therefore denies any obligation to defend or indemnify any other Sony
Defendant under the ZAIC Primary Policy as those Sony entities do not qualify for coverage under the ZAIC Primary Policy. 71. Notwithstanding, the claims set forth in the Class Action Complaints filed against
SCEA and the other Sony Defendants, as well as the miscellaneous claims, arising out of the cyber attacks on the PSN and SOE Network and the unauthorized access to and theft of the named plaintiffs and putative class members’ personal identification and financial information, do not assert claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage” or “personal and advertising injury” so as to entitle SCEA to defense and/or indemnity under the ZAIC Primary Policy. 72. Even if claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage,” and/or “personal and
advertising injury” were alleged, which is expressly denied, the ZAIC Primary Policy includes certain exclusions that apply to exclude coverage for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints. 73. Therefore, ZAIC has no duty to defend or indemnify SCEA because the Class
Action Complaints and miscellaneous claims do not allege injury or damages covered under Coverage A – Bodily Injury or Property Damage Liability or Coverage B – Personal and Advertising Injury Liability of the ZAIC Primary Policy.
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74.
By reason of the foregoing, an actual and justiciable controversy exists between
ZAIC, SCEA, and the other Sony Defendants. ZAIC therefore seeks a declaratory judgment that it owes no duty to defend or indemnify SCEA or any other Sony Defendant for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints and miscellaneous claims under the ZAIC Primary Policy. AS AND FOR A SECOND CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE SONY DEFENDANTS Declaratory Judgment as to ZAIC Excess Policy 75. herein. 76. The claims set forth in the Class Action Complaints filed against the Sony ZAIC repeats and realleges all allegations of the Complaint as if set forth at length
Defendants and miscellaneous claims arising out of the cyber attacks on the PSN and SOE Network and the unauthorized access to and theft of the named plaintiffs and putative class members’ personal identification and financial information do not assert claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage” or “personal injury and advertising injury,” as those terms are defined under the National Union Policy and which are incorporated into the ZAIC Excess Policy. 77. Even if claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage,” and/or “personal injury
and advertising injury” were alleged, which is expressly denied, the National Union Policy and ZAIC Excess Policy contain certain exclusions that apply to exclude coverage for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints and the miscellaneous claims. 78. In addition, even if claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage,” and/or
“personal injury and advertising injury” were alleged, which is expressly denied, and not
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otherwise excluded from coverage, ZAIC has no duty to defend the Sony Defendants in the class action lawsuits pursuant to the terms of the ZAIC Excess Policy. 79. Finally, even if claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage,” and/or “personal
injury and advertising injury” were alleged and not otherwise excluded, which is expressly denied, ZAIC’s obligation to provide its quota share excess coverage to the Sony Defendants is conditioned on the exhaustion of all Underlying Insurance, which includes the ZAIC Primary Policy, ZIC Canada Policy, and MSICA Policy, the National Union Policy, and the ACE Policy. 80. ZAIC therefore has no obligation to defend or indemnify the Sony Defendants
under the ZAIC Excess Policy for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints or the miscellaneous claims. 81. By reason of the foregoing, an actual and justiciable controversy exists between
ZAIC and the Sony Defendants. ZAIC therefore seeks a declaratory judgment that it owes no duty to defend or indemnify the Sony Defendants for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints or for the miscellaneous claims. AS AND FOR A THIRD CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE SONY DEFENDANTS Declaratory Judgment as to ZIC Canada Policy 82. herein. 83. The only Sony Defendant that qualifies as a named insured under the ZIC Primary ZIC repeats and realleges all allegations of the Complaint as if set forth at length
Policy is SCEA for its operations in Canada. 84. ZIC therefore denies any obligation to defend or indemnify any other Sony
Defendant as those Sony entities do not qualify for coverage under the ZIC Canada Policy.
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85.
Notwithstanding, the claims set forth in the Class Action Complaints filed against
SCEA and the other Sony Defendants in Canada arising out of the cyber attacks on the PSN and SOE Network and the unauthorized access to and theft of the named plaintiffs and putative class members’ personal and financial information do not assert claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage,” “advertising injury” or “personal injury,” as those terms are defined under the ZIC Canada Policy. 86. Even if claims for “bodily injury,” “property damage,” “advertising injury,”
and/or “personal injury” were alleged, which is expressly denied, the ZIC Canada Policy includes certain exclusions that apply to exclude coverage for the claims asserted in the Canadian Class Action Complaints. 87. Therefore, ZIC has no duty to defend or indemnify SCEA because the Canadian
Class Action Complaints do not allege injury or damages covered by the ZIC Canada Policy. 88. By reason of the foregoing, an actual and justiciable controversy exists between
ZIC, SCEA, and the other Sony Defendants. ZIC therefore seeks a declaratory judgment that it owes no duty to defend or indemnify SCEA or the other Sony Defendants for the claims asserted in the Canadian Class Action Complaints under the ZIC Canada Policy. AS AND FOR A FOURTH CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST ALL DEFENDANTS 89. ZAIC and ZIC repeat and reallege all allegations of the Complaint as if set forth
at length herein. 90. Upon information and belief, the Sony Defendants have tendered the Class Action
Complaints and miscellaneous claims to MSICA, ZAIC, ZIC, National Union, and ACE, seeking primary coverage and excess coverage for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints arising out of the cyber attacks on the PSN and SOE Network and the unauthorized access to and
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theft of the personal identification and financial information of the named plaintiffs and putative class members. In addition, the Sony Defendants may be entitled to coverage under primary and/or excess policies issued by A-K Insurance Companies, and L-Z Insurance Companies 91. In addition, and upon information and belief, certain of the insurance policies
issued to the Sony Defendants may include self-insured retentions/large deductibles. 92. To the extent that the Sony Defendants are entitled to coverage under the ZAIC
Primary Policy, ZIC Canada Policy, and ZAIC Excess Policy, which is denied, an actual and justiciable controversy exists between ZAIC, ZIC, the Sony Defendants, and the Insurer Defendants regarding their respective rights and obligations as they relate to the Class Action Complaints. ZAIC and ZIC seek a declaration concerning the allocation and/or apportionment of any defense and indemnity obligations for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints as between ZAIC, ZIC, the Sony Defendants, MSICA, National Union, ACE, A-K Insurance Companies, and L-Z Insurance Companies. WHEREFORE, ZAIC and ZIC request that this Court: 1) Declare that ZAIC has no duty to defend or indemnify SCEA or any other Sony
Defendant for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints or the miscellaneous claims under the ZAIC Primary Policy; 2) Declare that ZIC has no duty to defend or indemnify SCEA or any other Sony
Defendant for the claims asserted in the Canadian Class Action Complaints under the ZIC Canada Policy; 3) Declare that ZAIC has no obligation to defend or indemnify the Sony Defendants
for the claims asserted in the Class Action Complaints or the miscellaneous claims under the ZAIC Excess Policy;
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