Questions Of Fact Exist On Cause Of Mold Growth, Washington Federal Judge Finds
(September 29, 2016, 10:21 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — Because it is not clear if a dishwasher leak was the efficient proximate cause of more than $5,000 in mold damage, a Washington federal judge on Sept. 26 denied a motion for summary judgment filed by insureds seeking coverage for mold damage within their home (R.W. and R.J.T., v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., No. 16-465, W.D. Wash.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131586).
(Opinion available. Document #03-161005-001Z.)
R.W. and R.J.T. filed suit in the King County, Wash. Superior Court against their homeowners insurer, Liberty...