Judge: Insurer Has No Duty To Defend, Indemnify 2 Construction Defects Suits

Mealey's (September 4, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A commercial general liability insurer has no duty to defend an insured or additional insureds in underlying construction defects lawsuits because the lawsuits allege property damage to a condominium building itself, which is not covered, an Illinois federal judge ruled Sept. 2 (Acuity, a mutual insurance company v. Lenny Szarek, Inc., et al., No. 13-7505, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116778).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-151002-002Z.)

The Mulberry Grove Condominium Association and its board of directors sued Mulberry Grove LLC, Concord...
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