Judge Dismisses Insurers’ Equitable Reimbursement Claim Against Additional Insureds
Mealey's (October 19, 2016, 11:59 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Commercial general liability insurers failed to allege that they defended “immediately” and “in its entirety” underlying construction defects lawsuits, a California federal judge ruled Sept. 29, dismissing the insurers’ equitable reimbursement claim (St. Paul Mercury Insurance Co., et al. v. Del Webb California Corp., et al., No. 16-209, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143072).
(Order available. Document #69-161104-004R.)
Between 2009 and 2014, homeowners filed 26 lawsuits against Del Webb California Corp. and Pulte Home Corp. and Pulte Home Inc. (collectively, Pulte) for...