With Expert Opinions Allowed, Insurer Denied Judgment On Home Damage Claims
Mealey's (December 6, 2017, 12:52 PM EST) -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee federal judge on Dec. 4 denied summary judgment to an insurer in a lawsuit over coverage for a damaged home after finding that testimony by the homeowners’ expert is admissible and raises a material factual dispute about whether a sinkhole caused the damage (Debra Daniels, et al. v. Erie Insurance Group, No. 3:16-cv-01977, M.D. Tenn., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 198906).
(Memorandum available. Document #30-171215-018Z.)
The dispute began in 2015 when Debra and Dennis Daniels submitted a claim to Erie...