5th Circuit Asked To Review Wording Of Policy Questionnaire
(July 26, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals is being asked whether the wording in a supplemental questionnaire led a general contractor to believe it had coverage for construction defect claims brought by the purchasers of Texas tract homes (Jay Broughton, et al. v. CastlePoint National Insurance Co., No. 15-20708, 5th Cir.).
Hogar Builders LLC was a general contractor in Houston that began development of a tract of five homes. Appellants Jay and Chrystal Broughton purchased Unit D, and appellants Jennifer Trevino and Jason...