Judge Declines To Dismiss Contribution Claim, Finds Insurer Had Duty To Defend
Mealey's (July 30, 2015, 10:37 AM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — A commercial general liability insurer has a duty to defend and indemnify insureds in 16 underlying construction defect lawsuits, a Nevada federal judge ruled July 29, declining to dismiss a contribution claim filed by three other insurers who defended the insureds (Assurance Company of America, et al. v. Ironshore Specialty Insurance Co., No. 13-2191, D. Nev.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98990).
(Order available. Document #69-150810-024R.)
Assurance Company of America, American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Co. and Northern Insurance Company of New York sued...