Judge Says Contractor Can Seek Additional Insured Coverage For Repair Costs

Mealey's (March 14, 2016, 11:59 AM EDT) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A general contractor qualifies and is entitled to additional insured coverage for reimbursement of repair costs arising from water intrusion to an insured subcontractor’s work on a construction project, a North Carolina federal judge ruled March 11 (Rodgers Builders, Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Co., No. 15-00110, W.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31563).

(Order available. Document #69-160401-008R.)

In 2011, Foundation for the Carolinas (FFTC) hired Rodgers Builders Inc. (RBI) to act as the general contractor on a construction project in Charlotte involving the...
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