Judge: Expert Reports Create Fact Issues As To Cause Of Insured’s Property Damage

Mealey's (December 11, 2015, 12:08 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Admitting certain expert testimony on the causation of insureds’ damage to their home, a Pennsylvania federal judge on Dec. 9 found that issues of fact exist as to the cause of damage to the property (Maria Stochel and Eugene Nowakowsky v. Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Co., No. 15-231, E.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164764).

(Memorandum available. Document #69-160108-005Z.)

On Feb. 19, 2014, Maria Stochel and Eugene Nowakowski suffered damage to their home following a water main break. They notified their homeowners insurer,...
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