Panel: Insurer Has Duty To Defend Negligent Construction Lawsuit
Mealey's (July 24, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — An insurer has a duty to defend a negligent construction lawsuit against its insureds and has a possible duty to indemnify that should be determined on remand subject to any exclusions, a Michigan appeals panel ruled July 21 (Auto-Owners Insurance Co. v. Lyle Christopher Kelley and North Arrow Log Homes, Inc. and Steven Prain and Jennafer Prain, No. 319641, Mich. App.; 2015 Mich. App. LEXIS 1425).