Nebraska High Court: Lack Of Notice, Voluntary Payment Void Insurer’s Liability
(September 16, 2015, 1:13 PM EDT) -- LINCOLN, Neb. — An insurer has no duty to pay for a settlement of underlying faulty workmanship claims because the insured failed to meet both the notice and voluntary payments provisions, the Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed Sept. 11, finding that the insurer was prejudiced (Rent-A-Roofer, Inc. v. Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Co., No. S-14-895, Neb. Sup.; 2015 Neb. LEXIS 157).
(Opinion available. Document #69-151002-014Z.)
In September 2007, the State of Nebraska sued Rent-A-Roofer Inc., doing business as A-J Roofing & Waterproofing, in the Lancaster...