Panel: All-Risk Insurance Policy Does Not Cover Chinese Drywall Claims
(September 28, 2015, 11:46 AM EDT) -- LAKELAND, Fla. — An all-risk insurance policy does not cover claims for damages caused by Chinese drywall in a home, a Florida appeals panel ruled Sept. 25, affirming judgment to the insurer on a breach of contract claim (William R. Peek and Stacey Peek v. American Integrity Insurance Company of Florida, No. 2D14-780, Fla. App., 2nd Dist.; 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 14147).
(Opinion available. Document #69-151002-023Z.)
After William and Stacey Peek moved into their home in January 2009, they began to smell a sulfur odor. In...