Judge Allows Insured To Bring Statutory Bad Faith Claim In Defects Dispute

(January 7, 2016, 10:24 AM EST) -- DENVER — An insured may bring a statutory bad faith claim as a first-party claimant under Colorado Revised Statutes Sections 10-3-1115 and 1116 (Bad Faith Act), a Colorado federal judge ruled Jan. 4, denying a motion to dismiss by two insurers over coverage for construction defect claims (PCL Construction Services, Inc. v. Old Republic General Insurance Co. and Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania, No. 14-3486, D. Colo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106).

(Order available. Document #69-160108-021R.)

PCL Construction Services Inc. served as the general...
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