Pennsylvania Judge: Damage From Insured’s Faulty Work Existed During Policy Period

(March 8, 2016, 2:40 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — An insurer had a duty to defend an insured contractor in a lawsuit by a subrogated insurer for payments made for damages associated with the contractor’s deficient work, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Feb. 26, because the damages first manifested and were reasonably apparent during the policy period (Olde Glory Builders, LLC, et al. v. Donegal Mutual Insurance Co., d/b/a Donegal Insurance Group, No. 3378, Pa. Comm. Pls., Phila. Co., 1st Jud. Dist., Civil Trial Div.; 2016 Phila. Ct. Com. Pl. LEXIS 32).

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