Federal Judge Says Insurer Must Indemnify Damages To Homeowner’s Panels

(June 13, 2016, 12:39 PM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — An insurer must indemnify a homeowner’s total recovery of $174,553.04 for the portion of damages to structural insulated panels (SIPs) that could not be recovered under the Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (UTPCPL), including the homeowner’s failure to mitigate damages, a Pennsylvania federal judge held June 9 (Cincinnati Insurance Co. v. Jerry Ellis Construction, et al., No. 14-155, W.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75405).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-160701-007Z.)

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