Judge: Misrepresentation Claims Are Not ‘Occurrences’ Under CGL Insurance Policy

(August 29, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- CLEVELAND — Mobile homeowners’ misrepresentation claims do not arise out of events that sought damages for an “occurrence” under a commercial general liability insurance policy and umbrella policy, an Ohio federal judge ruled Aug. 26, finding that the insurer had no duty to defend and indemnify claims filed in a class action lawsuit (Lakeside Terrace Homes Sales Ltd., et al. v. Arrowood Indemnity Co., No. 15-1794, N.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114828).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-160902-010Z.)

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