Judge: Insurer Had Duty To Defend Additional Insured For Defects In Stucco Work

(October 5, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT) -- PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A subcontractor’s insurer had a duty to defend an additional insured contractor in an underlying construction defect case, a Florida federal judge ruled Sept. 30, finding that the alleged defects in the subcontractor’s stucco work constituted an “occurrence” (Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Amerisure Insurance Co., et al., No. 14-10, N.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132817).

(Order available. Document #69-151030-004R.)

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