Additional Insureds’ Claim For Repair Costs Is Not A Direct Action, Judge Finds
(March 10, 2016, 1:24 PM EST) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Additional insureds’ declaratory judgment claim against an insurer for reimbursement of costs to repair a subcontractor’s defective work is not a direct action under 28 U.S. Code Section 1332(c)(1), a Virginia federal judge ruled March 8, declining to remand the case (U.S. Home Corp., et al. v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co., No. 15-1464, E.D. Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29895).
(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-160401-006Z.)
In 2005, U.S. Home Corp. and Lennar Corp. were building a community in Williamsburg, Va.,...