Judge: Subrogated Insurer’s Negligence, Breach Of Contract Claims Are Time-Barred
(December 24, 2015, 12:34 PM EST) -- SEATTLE — A subrogated insurer’s negligence and breach of contract claims against contractors for electrical work that allegedly caused a fire in an apartment building are time-barred under the six-year statute of repose, a Washington federal judge held Dec. 18 (Scottsdale Insurance Co., as subrogee of Chateau Partnership Lincoln v. Henderson Roofing, Inc., et al., No. 15-8, E.D. Wash.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170289).
(Order available. Document #69-160108-014R.)
On Jan. 12, 2015, Scottsdale Insurance Co., as subrogee of Chateau Partnership Lincoln (CPL), filed a subrogation lawsuit...