9th Circuit Upholds Ruling In Light Of Conflicting ‘Collapse’ Meaning

Mealey's (February 5, 2016, 9:52 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Despite the Washington Supreme Court’s definition of collapse being different than one used by a district court, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 3 affirmed the entry of summary judgment to an insurer (Queen Anne Park Homeowners Association v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Co., No. 12-36021, 9th Cir.).

(Memorandum available. Document #69-160304-001Z.)

The Washington Supreme Court ruled that “collapse” in an insurance policy such as the one issued by State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. to the Queen...
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