Oregon High Court Refuses To Dismiss Suit On Insurer’s Liability For Defects Settlement

(October 19, 2015, 2:14 PM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — Because the amendments to a settlement agreement between a builder and a condominium association do not have the effect of superseding the terms of an original agreement, a judicial decision about that original agreement will have a practical effect on the rights of the association and an insurer, the Oregon Supreme Court held Oct. 8, declining to dismiss the appeal (Brownstone Homes Condominium Association v. Brownstone Forest Heights LLC and Capitol Specialty Insurance Co., No. 38, Ore. Sup.; 2015 Ore. LEXIS 721)....
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