Judge: ‘Your Work’ Exclusion Bars Arbitration Award From Insured’s Faulty Work

(July 21, 2016, 1:23 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — An insurance policy’s “your work” exclusion precludes damages awarded in arbitration to homeowners because the insured contractor’s work caused the damages, which did not include damages to the pool or work performed by other subcontractors, a Texas federal judge ruled July 19 (Grier Patton and Camille Patton and David A. Fettner v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co., No. 15-1371, S.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93568).

(Order available. Document #69-160805-012R.)

In December 2010, Grier and Camille Patton filed an arbitration claim against Black Diamond Builders L.L.P.,...
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