No Error In Dismissing Insurer’s Coverage Suit Over Defects Claims, Panel Finds
(October 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — A Texas trial court did not err in dismissing a commercial general liability insurer’s lawsuit regarding coverage for a construction defects lawsuit on forum non conveniens grounds, a Texas appeals panel affirmed Oct. 27, finding that a South Carolina federal lawsuit was a better venue to resolve the issue (Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Co. v. Creekstone Builders Inc., et al., No. 01-14-00907-CV, Texas App.; 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 10983).
(Opinion available. Document #69-151030-015Z.)
From 2004 to 2006, Creekstone Builders Inc., as a developer,...