Policy Clearly Precludes Loss For Roof Damaged By Wet Rot, Michigan Panel Says

Mealey's (September 19, 2016, 11:21 AM EDT) -- TROY, Mich. — No coverage is owed to an insured seeking coverage for a damaged roof because the cause of the damage was wet rot, which is clearly an excluded cause of loss under the applicable policy, the Michigan Court of Appeals said Sept. 15 (Michigan Battery Equipment Inc. v. EMCASCO Insurance Co., No. 326945, Mich. App.; 2016 Mich. App. LEXIS 1720).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-160921-003Z.)

Michigan Battery Equipment Inc. filed suit in the Genesee County, Mich., Circuit Court against its insurer, EMCASCO Insurance Co....
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