No Duty To Defend For Insured’s Faulty Solar Panel, Court Affirms

Mealey's (April 21, 2016, 11:43 AM EDT) -- TROY, Mich. — An insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a solar power company for underlying allegation of defective installation of solar panels, a Michigan appeals panel ruled April 19, finding that the insurance policy does not provide coverage because only its insured’s own work was damaged (Employers Mutual Casualty Co. v. Mid-Michigan Solar, LLC and Nova Consultants, Inc., Nos. 325082 & 326553, Mich. App.; 2016 Mich. App. LEXIS 791).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #69-160506-010Z.)

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