Panel: No Defense Owed For Additional Insured’s Alleged Intentional Bad Acts

Mealey's (July 22, 2016, 3:28 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An insurer had no duty to defend an additional insured for construction defects in condominium units because nothing accidental was alleged, an Illinois appeals panel affirmed July 20, finding that the allegations include the additional insured’s intentional bad acts or awareness of faulty workmanship (Westfield Insurance Co. v. West Van Buren, LLC and 933 Van Buren Condominium Association, No. 1-14-0862, Ill. App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Ill. App. LEXIS 473).

(Opinion available. Document #69-160805-014Z.)

In 2002, West Van Buren LLC constructed a condominium development at...
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