Panel: Faulty Work Claims Are Not ‘Occurrences’ Under CGL Insurance Policy

(March 28, 2016, 9:53 AM EDT) -- FRANKFORT, Ky. — Under Kentucky law, a developer’s faulty workmanship claims against insured contractors are not “occurrences” under a commercial general liability insurance policy, a Kentucky appeals panel ruled March 25, finding that the insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify (Acuity, a mutual insurance company v. Martin Elias Properties, LLC, No. 2013-CA-001428-MR, Ky. App.; 2016 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 237).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #69-160401-021Z.)

In reversing and remanding, the Kentucky Court of Appeals held that Judge Gregory M. Bartlett of the Kenton County...
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