Residential Construction Exclusion Bars Insurance Coverage, Judge Finds

(September 30, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — A commercial general liability insurance policy’s residential construction work exclusion precludes coverage to an additional insured for underlying lawsuits alleging property damage sustained from negligent supervision that resulted in flooding, a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Sept. 28 (CWC Builders, Inc. v. United Specialty Insurance Co., No. 13-11576, D. Mass.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130335).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #69-151002-025Z.)

In April 2008, CWC Builders Inc. contracted with Walsh Corp. to perform certain work during phase two on a construction project called the Franklin...
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