Judge Dismisses Insured’s Suit Over Coverage For Settlement Of Defect Claims
Mealey's (July 15, 2015, 12:43 PM EDT) -- MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota federal judge on July 13 dismissed an insured’s breach of contract lawsuit against its insurer regarding coverage for an underlying settlement of a construction defects case because there is currently pending a similar lawsuit involving the same parties and claims (Kuepers Construction Inc. and Interlachen Propertyowners Association Inc. v. State Auto Insurance Co., No. 15-449, D. Minn.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90423).
(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-150810-009Z.)
In 1997, Kuepers Construction Inc. began building a 24-unit townhome project in a...