NU Online News Service, Nov. 23, 3:48 p.m. EST

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has ruled that OneBeacon Insurance Company was correct in denying coverage to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, which is facing multiple lawsuits stemming from allegations of sexual abuse by former priests.

According to the decision, the allegations against the archdiocese are volitional acts, not accidents, and are therefore not covered as part of a commercial general liability insurance policy written by OneBeacon.

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