Panel: Insurer Is Not Liable For Faulty Roof Repairs Under Vicarious Liability Theory
Mealey's (May 23, 2016, 11:53 AM EDT) -- GRETNA, La. — A homeowners insurer is not liable for homeowners’ medical expenses and general damages arising out of a contractor’s defective roof repairs to their home, a Louisiana appeals panel affirmed May 19, rejecting the homeowners’ theory of vicarious liability argument (Richard Rubin and Mary Rubin v. The American Insurance Co., et al., No. 16-CA-53, La. App., 5th Cir.; 2016 La. App. LEXIS 995).
(Opinion available. Document #69-160603-007Z.)
Richard L. Rubin and Mary Rubin alleged that in 2000, they filed a claim with The American...