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Claims Arising Out Of Cracked Basement Walls Will Proceed To Trial, Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (November 7, 2016, 10:54 AM EST) -- BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Connecticut federal judge on Nov. 3 denied an insurer’s motion for reconsideration after determining that the insurer failed to identify any controlling decisions that were overlooked when the court determined that insureds’ claims arising out of cracks discovered in their home’s basement walls must proceed to trial (Stephen Belz and Karla Belz v. Peerless Insurance Co., No. 13-01315, D. Conn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152493).

(Opinion available. Document #03-161109-005R.)

In 2013, Stephen and Karla Belz began to notice horizontal and vertical cracks...
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