Magistrate Judge: Insurer Owes No Defense To Noninsured Entity For Negligence Claim

Mealey's (July 23, 2015, 11:56 AM EDT) -- SHERMAN, Texas — A commercial general liability insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a corporate entity not named as an insured for underlying negligence claims arising from the defective construction of a barn, a Texas federal magistrate judge held July 15 (Essex Insurance Co. v. Michael A. Brandon, et al., No. 14-421, E.D. Texas; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91729).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-150810-010Z.)

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