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Federal Judge Denies Default Judgment To Insurer As To Homeowners’ Negligence Suit

(October 21, 2016, 11:55 AM EDT) -- HAMMOND, Ind. — Noting the possibility of inconsistent adjudications, an Indiana federal judge on Oct. 18 denied an insurer’s request for a default judgment against insured contractors because homeowners’ underlying negligence lawsuit against them has not been resolved by judgment and the homeowners are named in the coverage dispute (Property-Owners Insurance Co. v. Raymond T. Yagelski, et al., No. 14-267, N.D. Ind.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143914).

(Opinion and order available.  Document #69-161104-005Z.)

On May 6, 2009, Brandon Gold and Rebecca Skura sued Raymond T. Yagelski,...
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