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No Coverage For Foundation Damage Caused By Plumbing Leaks, Federal Judge Says

(November 4, 2016, 1:04 PM EDT) -- DALLAS — No coverage is afforded to insureds for foundation damage caused by plumbing leaks in their home because the policy specifically excludes coverage for foundation or earth movement and the policy’s limited water damage endorsement does not extend coverage for foundation movement, a Texas federal judge said Nov. 2 (John F. Thomas, et al. v. State Farm Lloyds, et al., No. 15-1937, N.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152318).

(Opinion available. Document #03-161109-004Z.)

John and Barbara Thomas’ home in Dallas is insured under a policy...
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