4th Circuit: Insurer Has Duty To Defend Insureds’ Faulty Construction Work

(May 16, 2016, 12:22 PM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — An insurer has a duty to defend insureds in an underlying negligence action filed by homeowners related to construction work performed on a duplex, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed May 11 (Builders Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ali Ergul, et al., No. 15-1867, 4th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8647).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #69-160603-004Z.)

On March 3, 2015, Sarah Keener and Robert Green sued ARC Construction LLC and Ali Ergul, ARC’s manager, in the District of Columbia Superior Court with...
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